Neonatal Supportive Care Medications Mandatory Learning
This training was developed to improve management of therapies by checking doses for opoiod and non opoiod orders, also review calculations for converting patients from one opioid therapy to another.
Who should attend:
- Pharmacists and Nurses
Upon successful completion of this continuing pharmacy education program, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the classification of pain and the pain pathway
- Review the pharmacologic management of pain
- Identify opioid side effects
- Explain opioid switching, tapering, and converting to methadone
- Evaluate the pharmacologic management of agitation
The information presented at this activity 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.
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.
Pharmacy Credit (ACPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 0.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.75 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.
Please note, the certificate issued at the end of this course is not official, it only indicates that you achieved a passing grade for this activity. As required by the ACPE, credits for will be uploaded to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) within 60 days of completion. It is the responsibility of the pharmacist/pharmacy technician to provide the correct NABP Board ID and DOB.
- 0.75 ACPE PharmacyThe 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.
- 0.75 Opioid Education
- 0.75 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.75 Opioid Education
- 0.75 Attendance
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