Pediatric Updates in Therapy Management

June 24, 2020

The purpose of this activity is to supply pharmacists with pharmacotherapy information designed to increase their knowledge and improve their patient care skills. Specifically, the objective of this activity is to discuss emerging literature and therapeutic roles of relevant medications for optimal disease state management.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Review relevant epidemiology, pathophysiology, and etiology of disease states encountered by pharmacists at a tertiary care health system.
  2. Describe pertinent pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of medications utilized in disease state management.
  3. Discuss emerging literature and therapeutic roles of relevant medications for optimal disease state management
  4. Explain applicable new policies, protocols, and technologies that can enhance the provision of pharmacy services and increase the medication safety at a tertiary care health system.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/24/2020 - 3:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/24/2020 - 4:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
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 members
Kristin Held Wheatley, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pediatric Oncology and Infectious Diseases
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Course reviewer
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Morgan Wynes, PharmD
PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
UW Health
Victoria Frame, PharmD
PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
UF Health Shands Hospital
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, 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: JA0006103-0000-20-053-L01-P
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


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