Don’t Miss a Beat: Special Circumstances in Resuscitation

Rochester, NY US
May 19, 2021

The purpose of this activity is to discuss the common causes of cardiac arrest, standard advanced cardiac life support measures and highlight new guideline updates. Secondly, this activity will focus on resuscitation of special circumstances including accidental hypothermia, anaphylaxis, pregnancy, and pulmonary embolism. We will also discuss medication related interventions and the primary literature to support these interventions.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Define common causes of cardiac arrest
  2. Describe the physiologic changes during pregnancy and its effects on resuscitation
  3. Compare and contrast fibrinolytic therapy options in the setting of fulminant pulmonary embolism
  4. Evaluate a patient case involving special circumstances of resuscitation and choose appropriate interventions

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Define common causes of cardiac arrest
  2. Describe the physiologic changes during pregnancy and its effects on resuscitation
  3. Recognize medications available in the code tray
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
04/28/2021
Course expires: 
07/05/2021
Event starts: 
05/19/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/19/2021 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members
 
Linda Thomas, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Residency Coordinator
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Kate Kokanovich, PharmD, BCCCP
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Residency Program Manager
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Course reviewer
 
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenter
 
Haley Bajdas, PharmD
PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and University of Rochester Medical Center.  Vizient, Inc. 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.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-140-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-140-L01-T

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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