ED Staff Education Meeting 9/15/21
This course was designed to empower the ED RNs to continue to work collaboratively with ED MDs when caring for patients with emergent issues.
After attending this activity, the learner will be able to:
- describe the new process for administering Acetylcysteine for patients who overdosed on Tylenol.
- identify key assessment questions for patients who present with overdoses
- describe the process for administering D50 for critical hypoglycemia
- verbalize the process for identifying additional resources when multiple, critical patients need treatment at the same time.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour(s).
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance