Snakes Suck but You Shouldn’t: Appropriate Management of Snake Bites

August 2, 2022

This presentation will help educate members on how to assess and manage venomous snake bites appropriately as in some areas these cases might not be frequently seen. Participants will learn about the types of venomous snakes in North America as well as the difference between a “dry” bite and an envenomization. Participants will also be able to describe general management of each type of bite.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pharmacists. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:

  • Identify appropriate patients to be treated with antivenom
  • Describe signs and symptoms including physical, neurological, and laboratory changes

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/02/2022 - 11:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/02/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Live Event
United States

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships

The following planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


Phil Mentler, PharmD, BCPS

Course Director, Pharmacy

Vizient, Inc.



Darcy Snell, PharmD, BCPS

Senior Director, Pharmacy Networks

Vizient, Inc.

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 Statement:


Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.

UAN JA0006103-0000-22-026-L01-P


Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license 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 General CE – Attendance
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