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Akron Children’s Hospital 2021 On-Demand (Virtual) APRN/PA Pediatric Pharmacology & Law Update

Who should attend? Nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants, physicians, registered nurses, and other professionals who work with children will benefit from attending this conference.

This program is approved for 7.0 AAPA Category 1 credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel.

This program is approved for 6.0 contact hours of pharmacology CE of which 1 hour is Schedule II pharmacology specific and 1 additional hour of Category A Ohio law.

Akron Children’s is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91). Providers should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NOTE: The content must be viewed between 10/1/21 and 12/1/21 the CE/CME evaluation will be available until 12/30/2021 via CME Tracker. At the closure of this period, no CE/CME will be awarded.


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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Jaime Haidet, MD
• Describe the diagnostic criteria for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
• Identify evidence-based treatment modalities for PCOS.
• Review FDA approved and non-FDA approved pharmacological treatment options.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome



• Describe the pathophysiology for asthma.
• Identify risk factors and comorbidities associated with asthma.
• Differentiate the classes of medications used to treat asthma.




Steven Spalding, MD
• Recognize symptoms of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
• Review pathophysiology of MIS-C.
• Describe pharmacologic options for MIS-C.




Allergic Rhinitis
Brian Schroer, MD
• Decide between the best antihistamine for use in general clinical practice.
• Discuss common benefits and concerns for nasal steroids.
• Discuss and decide about nasal antihistamine use in clinical practice.

Allergic Rhinitis



Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB)
Elizabeth Mason, MD
• Discuss what defines DUB and necessary workup prior to pharmacologic treatment.
• Identify pharmacological treatments for DUB. • Discuss criteria for referral to gynecology.

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB)



Matthew Wyneski, MD
• Describe the indications to begin pharmacologic therapy for gastroesophageal reflux and the medications for treatment.
• Identify the approach to constipation management including outpatient and inpatient settings.
• Explain the pharmacologic therapies for treatment of constipation including side effects.




Category A Law
Julie Tsirambidis, DNP, APRN-CNP Jenny Michel, DNP, APRN-CNP
• Increase understanding of peer review and the peer review process for APRNs.
• Identify state and federal laws and statutes that protect medical providers who participate in the peer review process.
• Recognize the discoverability and legal liabilities of Peer Reviewed Documents for APRNs in Ohio.

Category A Law




When you have finished viewing the presentations that you wish to claim credit for, click here to complete your attestation. Be sure to write down the CME Tracker Codes at the end of the attestation. You will be redirected to the conference evaluation at the end of the attestation.

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