Pediatric Pearls for Ambulatory Practice

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In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Margaret Burke, PharmD, BCPPS discusses useful and relevant Pediatric topics for the pharmacist.

Target Audience

Pharmacists who are interested in the care of pediatric patients.

This activity is not accredited for technicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Summarize the concerns from recent literature about the effects of commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) antipyretics on children
  2. Discuss the role of antihistamines, decongestants, and cough suppressants in children including the proper dosing of commonly available products
  3. Explain the proper use of oral rehydration to treat dehydration in children
  4. Describe methods to promote safe and accurate measuring of pediatric liquid formations.
  5. Recognize issue surrounding medication dosing in obese children

Activity Faculty

Margaret Burke, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Medical Writer Precision Medical Writing, LLC
Manchester, CT

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines, The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy requires that faculty disclose any relationship that the faculty may have with commercial entities whose products or services may be mentioned in the activity.

Margaret Burke, PharmD, BCPPS, has no actual or potential conflicts of interest associated with this presentation.

Program Fees

Click on the registration link to register for this activity.  The cost is $15.00.

This activity has no funding.

ACPE logoThe University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) will be awarded to pharmacists who submit the assessment successfully with a passing grade of 70% and complete the evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-16-071-H01-P).  Credits will  be electronically transmitted to CPE Monitor within 72 hours of completing the activity.

Initial release date:  December 16, 2016
Planned expiration date:  December 16, 2019

The material presented here does not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy or its co-sponsor affiliates. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.