Medication Dosing Errors in Children: Methodological Challenges
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/100293
About the Course:
This course examines pediatric medication errors and the difficulties inherent in studying and describing them. Issues include national standards of child medication dosing, improving the ability to determine when and how errors are made, and barriers to safe dosing of medications for children.
McPhillips, Heather et al., Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research
This is an intermediate to advanced level course for child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors; pediatricians, nurse practitioners, other health care professionals.
Recognize discrepancies in dosing information for many pediatric medications.
Cite examples of the methodological challenges faced by researchers.
Apply the information imparted to one’s own cases/patients.
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