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Pediatric Rx: Psychotropic Medications

Pediatric Rx: Psychotropic Medications

This course is available for purchase individually or as part of a package of courses:
JUST RELEASED! Earn 4.75 CNE Contact Hours, 4.75 pharmacology credits, and 0.75 psychopharmacology credits with the NAPNAP 4-course bundle. Topics include what's new in pediatric pharmacology, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and psychotropic drugs, nutraceuticals and supplements. Learn more and view all courses included in this bundle.



Time to Complete

45 minutes


October 1, 2017


September 30, 2019

Maximum Credits

0.75 / CNE Contact Hour (0.75 pharmacology credit, 0.75 psychopharmacology credit)

Accredited Provider

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Program Description

Psychopharmacology Hour An extensive review will provide the participant with up-to-date information about commonly used antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics.

Intended Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Educational Objectives

As a result of participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Review the basic mechanism of action of commonly used antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics.
  • Identify pharmacogenetic influences observed in response to and adverse effects associated with commonly prescribed psychotropic medications.
  • Describe issues around managing or co-managing children and adolescents on antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics.


Teri Moser Woo, PhD, RN, CNL, CPNP, FAANP
Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing Programs
Pacific Lutheran University
Pediatric Urgent Care for Woodcreek Pediatrics
Puyallup, WA

Dr. Moser Woo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.




CNE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. NAPNAP is approved as provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16770.

Designation Statement

This activity provides 0.75 CNE Contact Hour, of which 0.75 is pharmacology and 0.75 psychopharmacology.


After entering a course activity, participants may exit the course activity at any time. Upon returning, participants can re-enter the course, and will have the option to resume in the place where they exited.

Type of course: Archived 2017 NAPNAP Annual Conference Session/with audio.

This slide presentation should take approximately 45 minutes to complete. The participant should:

1. View the video (Please be sure to turn on your computer speakers) : Please note that this program was recorded, and as a result, participants will not have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter.
2. Complete the post-test. Participants must receive a passing grade of 70% or higher to be awarded CE Contact Hours.
3. Complete the evaluation.
4. Download your certificate of completion.


Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to:

Copyright 2017 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)


Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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