PULSE: The Return of Droperidol

May 19, 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) Identify the potential indications for droperidol

2) Describe the safety concerns regarding the use of droperidol

3) Discuss available evidence for the use of droperidol in the emergency department

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: 
05/19/2021
Course expires: 
06/19/2021
Event starts: 
05/19/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
05/19/2021 - 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

Tia Bullard, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
UPMC Presbyterian
 

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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