Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest

Newark, DE US
December 19, 2019

This activity will provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with an overview of the background of cardiac arrest: epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, and current treatment recommendations. This activity will provide in-depth information regarding the literature surrounding epinephrine use in cardiac arrest.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe current recommendations for the acute management of cardiac arrest
  2. Explain the role of epinephrine in cardiac arrest
  3. Analyze the literature evaluating epinephrine use in cardiac arrest

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Summarize the epidemiology, etiology, and pathophysiology of cardiac arrest
  2. Describe the role of epinephrine in the setting of cardiac arrest
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/19/2019 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
12/19/2019 - 1:00pm CST
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd.
Newark, DE 19718
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
The presenter will discuss off-label use of drugs
Planning committee
Michael Perza, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist Emergency Medicine
Course reviewer
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, DPLE
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Nirali Kalaria, PharmD
PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and ChristianaCare.  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.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-19-240-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-19-240-L01-T
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance


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