Pediatric Procedural Sedation Class January 2022
This course will provide the nurses with additional knowledge and skill to effectively care for patients needing procedural sedation. The nurse will be part of the team responsible for the sedation and will have knowledge and skills necessary for monitoring a patient during procedural sedation.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- identify medications, dosing, and reversal agents used for procedural sedation
- define procedural sedation complications
- identify contraindications for procedural sedation
- demonstrate effective bag-mask ventilation during simulation portion
Dr. Isabela Angelelli
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 3.0 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.
- 3.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.00 Attendance