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What's New in Pediatric Pharmacology

What's New in Pediatric Pharmacology

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

1.25 hours


October 1, 2017


September 30, 2019

Maximum Credits

1.25 / CNE Contact Hours (1.25 pharmacology credits)

Accredited Provider

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Program Description

Current pediatric prescribing recommendations will be reviewed. An extensive review and update will provide the participant with an improved understanding of therapeutic benefits as well as potential risks of medications prescribed for children, including efficacy, safety and prescribing recommendations. Current MedWatch Safety Alerts issued by the FDA will also be covered.

Intended Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Educational Objectives

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

  • Understand pediatric developmental pharmacology and pharmacokinetics and how they impact drug labeling and prescribing for children.
  • Explore the impact of obesity in prescribing for children.
  • Discuss current issues impacting pediatric prescribing.


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 financial relationships with any commercial entities to disclose, and will not discuss off label use and/or investigational use of individual drugs in this presentation.




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 1.25 CNE Contact Hours, of which 1.25 is pharmacology.


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 75 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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