Online: 2022 Pediatric Pharmacology Update | Treatment of Anxiety and Depression

In this session, Lauren Decker, MSN, CPNP, PMHS and Sydney Robinson, MSN, PMHNP-BC are both Psychiatric APRNs discuss the pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria of anxiety and depression, review pediatric pharmacological treatment options for anxiety and depression, including FDA approved and off-label medications, and debunk mental health misconceptions. This program was captured at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware on October 28, 2022.

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

1.Assessment and Diagnosis
a. Understand brief pathophysiology of anxiety and depression
b. Explore related diagnostic criteria and standardized screening tools

2.Treatment and Recommendations
a. Review pediatric pharmacological treatment options for anxiety and depression, including FDA approved and off-label medications
b. Debunk mental health misconceptions

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Allie Goetaski, MPH | Alyssa.Goetaski@Nemours.org

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 MOC ABS – Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    The Nemours Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Nemours Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
10/27/2024
Cost:
$0.00

Lauren Decker, MSN, CPNP, PMHS is a Psychiatric APRN at Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware. Lauren received her BSN and MSN degrees from Emory University and is currently enrolled in the DNP program at Duke University. Lauren’s capstone focuses on the implementation on rapid tranquilization and rapid dose titration in the management of pediatric aggression and agitation in emergency department. She joined Nemours in March 2022, working as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Psychiatry.

Sydney Robinson, MSN, PMHNP-BC is a Psychiatric APRN at Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware. Sydney obtained her BSN and MSN degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. Sydney also conducted MRI research at MIT evaluating the impact of early life stressors on brain development throughout childhood. She joined Nemours in January of 2022 and splits her time between inpatient and outpatient clinics.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 MOC ABS – Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    The Nemours Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Nemours Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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