Highlights of the Society of Critical Care Medicine Pediatric PANDEM Guidelines

January 26, 2023

This activity will present the guidelines and promote understanding of why certain statements are made in clinical guidelines and others are not which is critical to understanding their development and application to patient care.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist Learning Objectives 

  • Describe the risk factors in children for the development of ICU delirium
  • Review the benefits of adding scheduled non-opioid analgesics to the post-operative treatment plan in altering opioid use
  • Identify the most appropriate neuromuscular blocker based on the patient’s organ function and disease states

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives 

  • Describe the risk factors in children for the development of ICU delirium
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/26/2023 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
01/26/2023 - 1:00pm CST


Planning Committee

Jackie Stokes, BS 
Manager, Pharmacy Program
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS    
Consulting Solutions Director



Elizabeth Farrington, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS, BCNSP, BCPPS  
Clinical pharmacist
New Hanover Regional Medical

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Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships

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Designation Statement(s) 

Pharmacists (CPE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hour(s) (0.10 CEUs) for Pharmacists. 

Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-011-L05-P


Pharmacy Technicians (CPE)

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hour(s) (0.10 CEUs) for pharmacy technicians. 

Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-011-L05-T


Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)

Vizient, Inc. will award a maximum of 1.00 contact hours to all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity. These individuals will receive a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.

Many state licensing boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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