PULSE: From PO to Push: Intravenous Olanzapine for the Treatment of Acute Agitation

April 14, 2021

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

1. Describe agitation and review current treatment recommendations
2. Identify literature that assess the safety and efficacy of IV olanzapine for the treatment of acute agitation
3. Discuss the role of olanzapine for the treatment of acute agitation

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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: 
04/14/2021
Course expires: 
05/14/2021
Event starts: 
04/14/2021 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
04/14/2021 - 2:30pm

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Dante Delerme, PharmD
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital 
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

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

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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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