Pint Size Pharmacotherapy: Principles of Psychotropic Use in Pediatrics

February 24, 2021

Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

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Pint Size Pharmacotherapy: Principles of Psychotropic Use in Pediatrics (Introductory)

This presentation will provide an overview of childhood onset mental health conditions and an introductory review of current treatment approaches including both FDA-approved and off-label use of pharmacotherapy. We will also review complementary and alternative medicines that may be used in this patient population. The conditions that will be covered throughout this presentation include attention deficit hyperactive disorder, anxiety, depression, early onset schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, reactive attachment disorder, disinhibited social engagement disorder, and disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

Target Audience

All behavioral health and mental health providers

Learning Objectives

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify principles of pediatric pharmacotherapy for common mental health disorders
  2. Discuss FDA approved psychotropic medications in pediatrics and how this applies to clinical practice
  3. Recognize the different complementary and alternative medicines appropriate for psychiatric use

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 APA
  • 2.00 ASWB
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/08/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
02/24/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
02/24/2021 - 11:59pm
Virtual Training-Hannah Goulding, PharmD; Andreea Temelie, PharmD-2/24/2021
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Hannah Goulding, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Hannah Goulding completed her Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy form the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital and currently works on the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities unit and outpatient consulting for the psychiatry residents’ child and adolescent clinics.

Andreea Temelie, PharmD
PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Andreea Temelie completed her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Michigan and a Doctor of Pharmacy with a leadership emphasis and interprofessional mental health focus from the University of Minnesota. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. Her professional interests include child/adolescent psychiatry, psychosis, mood disorders, transitions of care, and underserved care.

Two continuing education credits from this site:

  • CME
  • APA
  • LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT

Two continuing education credits from Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (please answer the questions in your evaluation re: the CE credits (add in your name, e-mail address, and which CE credit from the below list that you need):

  • NCC
  • General CEU

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 APA
  • 2.00 ASWB
  • 2.00 Attendance
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