Specialty Symposium: Pediatric Updates and Rx

Join us in Phoenix!

Specialty Symposium: Pediatric Updates and Rx is brought to you NAPNAP and our Arizona Chapter. The event will be hosted in Phoenix on Nov. 3-4, 2018, at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix Tempe. 

Pediatric Rx Course Description

Presented by Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP, CNL, FAANP

All prescribing NPs will benefit from this inclusive update and review of new information from the FDA related to prescribing for children. This day of fast paced, practice-based pharmacology will include a review of current treatment guidelines for common pediatric conditions that require a medication to be prescribed. Our expert faculty, Dr. Teri Moser Woo, will lead an extensive review and provide an improved understanding of therapeutic benefits and risks, including efficacy, safety and prescribing recommendations with individual presentations related to respiratory, GI, immunizations, antibiotics, psychotropics and nutraceuticals used with children.

Pediatric Updates

Presented by: Ann M. Guthery, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, Danielle Stringer, MSN, CPNP, PMHS, Sharon Pfeiffer, MS, CPNP, Daniel Crawford, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC and Kate Watkins, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE

Presentations include: Suicidal Behavior, Epilepsy, Abdominal Pain, Technology/Telehealth, Heart Murmurs and TGT (Teenage Girl Triad). 

CE: 14.0 contact hours, 7.0+ pharmacology, 1.0 psychopharmacology.


Registration fees: $325 for NAPNAP members, $250 for student members. Nonmembers can register for $375 and student nonmembers can register for $275.
You can choose register for only Saturday OR Sunday. One day registration fees: $175 NAPNAP members, student members for $125. Nonmembers can register for $225 and student nonmembers can register for $150.



To register by mail/fax, download the registration form


The symposium is 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. both days with breakfast.

Day One

  • 7-7:50 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast 
  • 7:50-8 a.m. - Welcome of Attendees and Introduction of Speaker
  • 8-9 a.m - What’s New in Pediatric Pharmacology
  • 9-10 a.m. - Immunization Update
  • 10-10:15 a.m. - Break 
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. - Respiratory Drugs
  • 11:15 a.m.-Noon - GI Drugs 
  • Noon-1 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1 -2:15 p.m. -  “ I want to die”, The Story of What Contributes to Suicidal Behavior
  • 2:20-3:20 p.m. - How the Online World is the New Frontier of Pediatric Public Health
  • 3:20-3:35 p.m. - Break
  • 3:35-4:35 p.m. - When Do I Refer? Heart Murmurs and TGT 

Day Two

  • 7-7:50 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast 
  • 7:50-8 a.m. - Welcome of Attendees and Introduction of Speakers
  • 8-9 a.m - TBD
  • 9:05-10:05 a.m. - Making Sense of Childhood Seizures 
  • 10:05-10:20 a.m. - Break 
  • 10:20-11:20 a.m. - An Update on Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain
  • 11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m. -  Nutraceuticals
  • 12:10-1:10 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:10 -2:40 p.m. -  Antibiotic Prescribing
  • 2:40-3:25 p.m. - Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents
  • 3:25-3:40 p.m. - Break
  • 3:40-4:40 p.m. - Drugs Adolescents Use and Abuse

Book Your Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix Tempe is located at 2100 South Priest Drive, Tempe. The hotel is centrally located, with easy freeway access to downtown Phoenix. The deadline to receive the discount in our hotel block has passed, please contact the hotel directly for room availability. 

Self-parking is complimentary.

Getting to Phoenix

United Airlines extends a discount to conference participants traveling between Oct. 30-Nov. 8, 2018, to Phoenix. Book online at Be sure to use the All search option in the book travel section so that you can enter code ZFBG673116 in the promotions and certificates box at the bottom of the page to receive the discount. You cannot use the code once in the payment section. The discount code cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.

The hotel offers a 24-hour complimentary Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) shuttle. Call upon arrival at 480-9671441. It is also only three miles from the Metro Light Rail Station.

Things To Do

The excellent central location of this Tempe hotel sets guests close to all that Phoenix has to offer. Admire the picturesque waterfront as you stroll through Tempe Beach Park, with its tree-lined trails and well maintained grassy areas. Catch a baseball game at Tempe Diablo Stadium, visit Phoenix ZooDesert Botanical Garden or explore the bustling Mill Avenue District, with over 100 dining, shopping and nightlife options. 

Registration Policies

Refund Policy

We will refund your registration fees if we receive your cancellation in writing via mail, fax or email before Oct. 26, 2018. We cannot accept telephone cancellations. A $30 administrative fee will apply to all refunds.

Cancellation Policy

If NAPNAP finds it necessary to cancel this event for any reason including, but not limited to, registration responses, strikes or acts of God, liability shall be limited to a full refund of registration fees. Notification of a cancelled event will be sent at least 10 days prior to the conference starting date, when possible. Registration refund will be processed within 15 days after event date.

American Disability Act

NAPNAP and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix are committed to making this activity accessible to all individuals. Guest rooms, common areas and transportation services are in substantial compliance with applicable public accommodation obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need special assistance, auxiliary aid(s) or service(s) as identified under the ADA, or have a dietary restriction, please describe your needs during the registration process. Most requests can be accommodated if notification is received by Oct. 19, 2018.