Response to Pediatric Allergic Reaction Emergencies (RESP PED RXN EMER) Wiser 12.2.19
RNs, residents, fellows, attendings
By the end of this course the participants should be able to:
- Recognize signs of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis from infants to adolescents
- Identify the necessary rescue medications and how to administer
- Dosing of epinephrine
- Placing patient in supine position
- Recall how to activate CHP emergency response with the responding code team
- Demonstrate appropriate respiratory support techniques such as BVM ventilation
Demonstrate appropriate hand-off to code team
Proposed Class Outline:
Proposed Time (mins)
Orientation to room, equipment
Debrief + practice skills
Debrief + practice skills
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses
Allyson Larkin, MD
Fellowship Program Director, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Kara Coffey, MD
Allergy and Immunology Fellow
Kacey Palmieri, RN
Planning committee member
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
Accreditation and credit designation
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 University of Pittsburgh School designates this blended activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals
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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 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