Interprofessional Grand Rounds: High Alert Medications

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 23, 2024

This in-service will provide healthcare professionals with education on high alert medications, best practices, and importance of recognizing risk associated with these medications. 

Target Audience

Nurses

Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to define what a high alert medication is

The learner will be able to recognize the risks associated with these medications and the mitigation of risk

The learner will be able to describe the best practice related to Heparin drip and titration change

The learner will be able to discuss the importance of having an independent double check with another nurse

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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/23/2024
Course expires: 
06/06/2024
Event starts: 
05/23/2024 - 2:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/23/2024 - 3:00pm EDT
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Hannah Buenrostro RN

Fabian Garcia RN 

Lynn Mitterer RPh

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.

Nursing (ANCC) - The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

 

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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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