Stimulating the Brain: Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents for Neonatal Encephalopathy

June 9, 2022

The purpose of this activity is to provide an educational overview of neonatal HIE and provide an in-depth analysis of current literature exploring erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) as an adjunctive therapy.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pharmacists. 

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the pathophysiology of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) 
2. Identify current guideline recommended therapies for HIE
3. Assess the available literature regarding safety/efficacy of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for neonatal HIE

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/09/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/09/2022 - 2:00pm CDT
Live Activity
United States

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships

None of the planners, speakers, or others in a position to control content 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.


Liza Kenny, PharmD
PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
University of Chicago Medicine— Comer Children’s Hospital

Planning Committee
Deborah Bondi, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS
NICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
University of Chicago Medicine— Comer Children’s Hospital

Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
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. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-016-L01-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
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