Seize the Moment: The Management Status Epilepticus

September 30, 2021

This course will equip pharmacists with the knowledge of status epilepticus management. Pharmacists will be able to educate critical care nurses on appropriate administration of antiepileptic medications. Pharmacists will also assist providers by ensuring appropriate selection and dosing of the medications.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

1. Define status epilepticus and classify convulsive, non-convulsive, and refractory status epilepticus

2. Identify key treatment goals and initial therapies for status epilepticus

3. Develop a recommendation for appropriate dosing and titration of continuous infusions for refractory status epilepticus

4. Evaluate patient-specific factors to guide antiepileptic regimen and monitoring plan

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: 
09/30/2021
Course expires: 
10/30/2021
Event starts: 
09/30/2021 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
09/30/2021 - 6:00pm

This course will equip pharmacists with the knowledge of status epilepticus management. Pharmacists will be able to educate critical care nurses on appropriate administration of antiepileptic medications. Pharmacists will also assist providers by ensuring appropriate selection and dosing of the medications.

UPMC Pinnacle
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Soyoung (Kristi) Kim

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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