Trauma Tips for Non-Emergency Medicine Pharmacists

Phoenix, AZ US
January 2, 2020

This activity will address this need by presenting various studies and guidelines which will outline current evidence-based practice for managing trauma patients. The presentation will also include some active participation and a handout will be provided to the audience to build working knowledge of the topic for future reference.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the role of the pharmacist in managing trauma patients
  2. Recognize the appropriate use of antibiotics in trauma patients with open fractures
  3. Define coagulopathy of trauma and describe pharmacotherapy related to massive transfusion
  4. Outline the agents used for traumatic brain injury
  5. Describe management of cardiac arrest in trauma patients

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/02/2020 - 1:30pm CST
Event ends: 
01/02/2020 - 2:30pm CST
Valleywise Health Medical Center
2601 E. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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
Emily Kilber, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Emergency Medicine Pharmacist
Valleywise Health
Louisa Sullivan, PharmD
PGY2 Emergency medicine Resident Pharmacist
Valleywise Health
Course reviewer
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, DPLE
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Louisa Sullivan, PharmD
PGY2 Emergency medicine Resident Pharmacist
Valleywise Health
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and Valleywise Health Medical Center.  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: JA0006103-9999-20-024-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
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance


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