102-19: Complex Issues in Pediatric Psychopharmacology: Depressive & Anxiety Disorders

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102-19:  Complex Issues in Pediatric Psychopharmacology: Depressive & Anxiety Disorders

This course explores a wealth of data and strategy to inform prescribing practices for children and adolescents with depressive and anxiety disorders. Through antidepressant efficacy and tolerability data, gain insight into how to best meet the pharmacological needs of this pediatric population.


Presenter:  Jeffrey R. Strawn, MD, FAACAP 

Disclosures: The speaker has indicated a significant financial interest or affiliation with Myriad/Assurex , CMEology, Kansas University, Current Psychiatry, and  Springer Publishing. The speaker also receives research funding from NIH, Allergan, Neuronetics, Shire, Edgemont and the Yung Family Foundation. Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation.The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


Session Length:
  1 Hour 24 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe differences in efficacy and tolerability among antidepressant medications in pediatric patients with anxiety disorders.
  2. Describe individual differences in SSRI metabolism and exposure in pediatric patients and dosing implications.

Keywords:  Psychopharmacology, Pediatrics


Continuing Nursing Education:
1.5 pharmacology contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
17th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Louisville, KY
Friday, June 7, 2019
9:45am - 11:15am


The contact hours for this session expire:  June 30, 2021

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