PULSE - Analgosedation in the ICU: The Role of Ketamine - October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020

New medication or old medications with new uses, as well as new treatment guidelines are constantly coming out. Pharmacists need to be aware of clinical controversies and stay up-to-date with the pharmacotherapy and therapeutics of all medications. Pharmacists will gain knowledge of a current clinical controversy and become aware of best medication practices.

Target Audience

Pharmacists at UPMC, Pharmacy Faculty at PittPharmacy, Pharmacy Residents, Pharmacy Students

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the pharmacology of ketamine

2. Discuss the available evidence for the use of ketamine as a continuous analgosedation agent in the ICU

3. Evaluate advantages and limitations of the use of ketamine in the ICU

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: 
10/14/2020
Course expires: 
11/14/2020
Event starts: 
10/14/2020 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
10/14/2020 - 5:00pm

New medication or old medications with new uses, as well as new treatment guidelines are constantly coming out. Pharmacists need to be aware of clinical controversies and stay up-to-date with the pharmacotherapy and therapeutics of all medications. Pharmacists will gain knowledge of a current clinical controversy and become aware of best medication practices.

PUH Scaife Room 1103
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) 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 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

 

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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