LIVE: Adult Parenteral Nutrition Clinical Pearls

August 27, 2020

Pharmacists receive minimal training in school and during post graduate residencies on parenteral nutrition assessment and management. Parenteral nutrition is classified as a high alert medication. At UPMC Pinnacle, pharmacists are responsible for assessing parenteral nutrition orders and working with providers to optimize care.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Objective #1: Recognize patient information needed to determine appropriateness of an order.

Objective #2: Explain electrolyte requirements and adjust parenteral nutrition formulas accordingly.

Objective #3: Identify laboratory abnormalities to address parenteral nutrition complications.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 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: 
08/27/2020
Course expires: 
09/27/2020
Event starts: 
08/27/2020 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
08/27/2020 - 5:30pm

Pharmacists receive minimal training in school and during post graduate residencies on parenteral nutrition assessment and management. Parenteral nutrition is classified as a high alert medication. At UPMC Pinnacle, pharmacists are responsible for assessing parenteral nutrition orders and working with providers to optimize care.

UPMC Pinnacle
Harrisburgh, PA
United States

Kristofer Rivers, 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 0.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 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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