Management of Medication Extravasation

This activity will help fill the gap by providing information regarding extravasation treatment to provide appropriate, optimal recommendations for patient care as well as provide scenario/case questions to allow pharmacists to implement the knowledge into clinical practice

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Objective #1: Describe the pathophysiology and risk factors for an extravasation event

Objective #2: Identify agents utilized in the setting of extravasation

Objective #3: Explain extravasation interventions, including timing, dosages, and administration techniques

Objective #4: Discuss a treatment plan for the management of extravasation

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: 
06/24/2020
Course expires: 
07/23/2021

This activity will help fill the gap by providing information regarding extravasation treatment to provide appropriate, optimal recommendations for patient care as well as provide scenario/case questions to allow pharmacists to implement the knowledge into clinical practice

Webex - UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg
Harrisburgh, PA
United States

Moosung Cho, 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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