E082023 Pharmacy Update: EMU Series
Children's Minnesota hosts this three-part series featuring Mary C. Gustafson, PharmD, BCPS. Learners will be required to view all three recordings and fill out the evaluation form in order to receive continuing education credits. Pharmacy credit will be entered into CPE monitor after this course closes on October 10, 2023.
This series is specific to the EMU.
Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physician, advanced practices nurses, nurses, and healthcare clinicians caring for pediatric patients and their families.
- Discuss the ILAE classification of seizures, epilepsy and highlighted epilepsy syndromes
- Identify appropriate pharmacotherapy options for different seizure types and highlighted pediatric syndromes
- Explain the unique treatment practicalities for ASDs (antiseizure drug) in epilepsy
- State the role in therapeutic drug monitoring for ASDs
- Distinguish among the antiseizure drugs’ hallmark side effects, potential for drug interactions and other drug specific characteristics
- Comprehend use, availability and key drug specific characteristics of newer ASDs
- Correlate hallmark side effects of common antiseizure drugs to dosing regimen
- Compare and contrast available benzodiazepines as rescue for acute seizures
- Explore further aspects of treatment of refractory seizures
- Discuss further aspects of specific ASDs
PRESENTER: Mary C. Gustafson, PharmD, BCPS
It is our intent that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. It is not assumed any potential conflicts will have an adverse impact on these presentations. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s outside interest may reflect a possible bias, either the exposition or the conclusions presented.
Planning committee members and presenter(s) have disclosed they have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing selling re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients and have disclosed that no conflict of interest exists with the presentation/educational event.
In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota 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.
Children’s Minnesota takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific interest of its accredited continuing education events.
Children’s Minnesota designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.
Children's Minnesota designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.0 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs will have their attendance reported in the CPE Monitor for ACPE credits provided they have entered their NABP-ePID and birth month and day where indicated when setting up their profile.
This program offers 3.0 contact hours of continuing education. Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards. Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.
- 1.00 ACPE
- 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.00 ANCC
- 3.00 Attendance
- 3.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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