Response to Pediatric Allergic Reaction Emergencies (RESP PED RXN EMER) Wiser 12.2.19

December 2, 2019

Target Audience

RNs, residents, fellows, attendings

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course the participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize signs of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis from infants to adolescents
  2. Identify the necessary rescue medications and how to administer
    1. Dosing of epinephrine
    2. Placing patient in supine position
  3. Recall how to activate CHP emergency response with the responding code team
  4. Demonstrate appropriate respiratory support techniques such as BVM ventilation

Demonstrate appropriate hand-off to code team

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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 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: 
11/25/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
12/02/2019 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
12/02/2019 - 10:00am

Proposed Class Outline:

Proposed Time (mins)

Activity

5

Orientation to room, equipment

5

Scenario 1

25

Debrief + practice skills

5

Scenario 2

25

Debrief + practice skills

Disclaimer Statement

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

 

Wiser
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

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

Faculty Disclosure

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.

Physician (CME)

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.

Nursing (CNE)

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.

Available Credit

  • 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 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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