Caring for Critically Ill Pediatric Patients

January 28, 2021

Providing the pharmacists with a basic clinical understanding of pediatric critical care topics and the literature regarding medication recommendations will allow them to clinically evaluate pediatric critical care medication orders.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Objective #1: Describe common pediatric critical care topics

Objective #2: Discuss literature regarding pediatric critical care pharmacology and medication recommendations

Objective #3: Recognize differences between clinical monitoring of pediatric patients vs adult patients

Objective #4: Identify areas within Epic to assist with clinical monitoring of pediatric patients

Objective #5: Evaluate the electronic medical record of pediatric patients to provide safe patient care

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
01/28/2021
Course expires: 
02/28/2021
Event starts: 
01/28/2021 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
01/28/2021 - 5:45pm

Providing the pharmacists with a basic clinical understanding of pediatric critical care topics and the literature regarding medication recommendations will allow them to clinically evaluate pediatric critical care medication orders.

UPMC Pinnacle
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Lindsey Stramara, PharmD

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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