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Pediatric Aged-Based Competencies: Physiologic and Pharmacokinetic Differences in Children, Fluids and Electrolytes and Dehydration in Children

Pediatric Aged-Based Competencies: Physiologic and Pharmacokinetic Differences in Children, Fluids and Electrolytes and Dehydration in Children

Pediatric Aged-Based Competencies: Physiologic and Pharmacokinetic Differences in Children, Fluids and Electrolytes and Dehydration in Children

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 13 Mar 2017

Reference: 170231

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Description

This 3 part series offers 2.5 hours of Continuing Education Credit discussing the physiologic and pharmacokinetic differences in children, as well as, fluids and electrolytes and dehydration in children.

Members discount price: 20$

Objectives

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Understand the developmental reason children are heart rate dependent
2. Comprehend why respiratory diseases are more common in infants and toddlers
3. Understand the immunologic reason for more aggressive antibiotic treatment of febrile children
4 Describe the differences in pharmacokinetic parameters between children and adults
5. Translate basic principles of pediatric pharmacokinetics into practice and describe new research in the field of developmental pharmacology and pharmacogenomics
6. Using neonatal sepsis is an example, explain how gentamicin dosing an monitoring should be adjusted for neonatal patient
7. Describe basic fluid and electrolyte requirements for children in all age groups
8. Explain causes and effects of dehydration in children
9. Review methods for managing fluid and electrolyte abnormalities and explain the accompanying monitoring parameters
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group

Elizabeth Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS, is a Pharmacist III in Pediatrics at the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Prior to moving to Wilmington, Dr. Farrington spent 17 years as the PICU clinical specialist at the UNC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Farrington earned her B.S. in Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina (1983) and her Pharm.D. from the University of Kentucky (1985). Dr. Farrington completed a two-year (1 year in pediatrics) Clinical Pharmacy Residency at the University of Kentucky, A. B. Chandler Medical Center (1988) and a Pediatric Research Fellowship at the University of Iowa (1989). Prior to her move Dr. Farrington directed a PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Residency. She has trained fifteen p ediatric residents. Dr Farrington is an active member of the American College of Clinical pharmacy (ACCP), the American Society of Health System Pharmacy (ASHP), the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). Dr. Farrington currently serves as a member of the Board of Regents for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Dr. Meyers graduated from with a B.S. in Biology from the University of Mary Washington and then her PharmD from the University of Connecticut. She completed her PGY1 residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals in Madison, Wisconsin and her PGY2 residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Meyers’ practice site is at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, where she specializes in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American Pharmacists Association, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the New Jersey Pharmacists Association. Dr. Meyers is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, and serves as the chair for the local chapter, the Garden State Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group.

Marcia L. Buck, Pharm.D., FCCP, FPPAG is the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator for the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor in the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at the University of Virginia. She also serves as adjunct faculty for Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Buck received her B.S. in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. degrees from Purdue University and completed her pediatric residency and fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. She came to the University of Virginia in 1989. In 2005, Marcia received the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Caregiver of the Year award in recognition of her clinical service. She has also received an Outstanding Preceptor award from Virginia Commonwealth University, the 2006 Preceptor of the Year award from University of Virginia pharmacy residents, and the 2008 Birdsong Award for Excellence in Teaching from the UVA Department of Pediatrics. Marcia has been an active member of PP AG for more than a decade. She has been an invited speaker and has presented her research at several PPAG meetings and has also served as an abstract reviewer. She has been both an author and an editor for a wide variety of publications, including Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, a monthly peer-reviewed newsletter, and is one of the authors of the Pediatric Medication Education Text. Marcia was one of the founding members of the Editorial Review Board for The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacy Practice and continues to serve on the International Review Board of The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics. She has published her work in both of these PPAG publications. She also serves on the editorial boards for The Annals of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacotherapy. Dr. Buck has also been an ACCP Fellow since 1998.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • 2.50 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 75
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    Reference: 0180-0000-15-005-H01-P

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