Home Study: Caring for Critically Ill Pediatric Patients (Part 2)

This activity will help fill the gap by providing education on pediatric critical care topics, since this is a new population for our institution and an area where the majority of pharmacists do not have experience.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

• Objective #1: Describe common pediatric critical care topics

• Objective #2: Select appropriate medications for critically ill pediatric patients vs adult patients

• Objective #3: Identify appropriate assessment tools for critically ill pediatric patients

• Objective #4: Create a medication wean plan for pain and sedation medications

• Objective #5: Discuss pediatric intensive care unit delirium

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: 
06/03/2021
Course expires: 
06/03/2022

This activity will help fill the gap by providing education on pediatric critical care topics, since this is a new population for our institution and an area where the majority of pharmacists do not have experience.

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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