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Pharmacologic Approach to Cases in Acute Care

Pharmacologic Approach to Cases in Acute Care

This activity carries a fee of $25.00 to review the content and receive credit.

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1.25 hours

Released

May 18, 2017

Expires

May 18, 2019

Maximum Credits

1.25 / CNE Contact Hours (1.25 pharmacology credits)

Accredited Provider

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Program Description

In fast-paced acute care settings, selection of appropriate pharmacologic agents must be performed swiftly in order to facilitate optimal patient outcomes. This course will present four cases in pediatric acute/critical care including traumatic brain injury, status epilepticus and septic shock. Participants will be encouraged to select management strategies for case progression using the audience-based response system. Evidence-based pharmacologic and clinical management strategies will be discussed.

Intended Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Educational Objectives

As a result of participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify commonly used pharmacologic agents for children that have suffered traumatic brain injury, status epilepticus and septic shock
  • Discuss evidence-based pharmacologic strategies for children with traumatic brain injury, status epilepticus and septic shock
  • Review appropriate monitoring measures for the pharmacologic strategies discussed

Faculty

Andrea M. Kline-Tilford, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC, FCCM
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Dr. Kline-Tilford has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Marisa Mize, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Critical Care
Children National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Dr. Mize has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Maureen A. Madden, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CCRN, FCCM
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

Ms. Madden has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

1.25

Type

CNE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. NAPNAP is approved as provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16770.

Designation Statement

This activity provides 1.25 CNE Contact Hours, of which 1.25 is pharmacology.

Instructions

After entering a course activity, participants may exit the course activity at any time. Upon returning, participants can re-enter the course, and will have the option to resume in the place where they exited.

Type of course: Archived 2017 NAPNAP National Conference Session/with audio.

This slide presentation should take approximately 75 minutes to complete. The participant should:

1. View the video (Please be sure to turn on your computer speakers) : Please note that this program was recorded, and as a result, participants will not have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenter.
2. Complete the post-test. Participants must receive a passing grade of 70% or higher to be awarded CE Contact Hours.
3. Complete the evaluation.
4. Download your certificate of completion.

Copyright

Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to: ce@napnap.org.

Copyright 2017 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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