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Clinical Reasoning Series in Critical Care Pharmacy, 2017 Home Study Edition





Management of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

 

Series Overview

Clinical Reasoning Series is one component of the professional development program developed by ACCP and approved for the recertification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) for the recertification of Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacists (BCCCPs) and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists (BCPSs).

 

This educational series explores cutting-edge, contemporary therapeutic topics, and demonstrates scientifically sound clinical reasoning and decision-making. It employs learning activities designed to advance the participants’ skills and abilities to critically evaluate the scientific evidence and to effectively incorporate into daily practice significant findings that lead to effective and safe patient care.

 

Program Content

“Management of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome” will provide an in-depth analysis of current strategies for the management of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, as well as discuss the implications for pharmacists’ patient care services.

 

“Management of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome” covers the following content:

  • Overview of epidemiology and pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Diagnosis, etiology, and treatment goals of ARDS
  • Ventilator management: standard and alternative strategies
  • Therapies that have been tried and failed
  • Fluid management
  • Use of prone positioning and neuromuscular blocking agents for ARDS
  • Salvage therapies employed for severe ARDS
  • Long-term outcomes of survivors
Faculty
Mitchell Buckley, PharmD, FASHP, FCCM, FCCP, BCPS, BCCCP Mitchell Buckley, PharmD, FASHP, FCCM, FCCP, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Banner University Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona
Jeffrey P. Gonzales, PharmD, FCCM, BCPS, BCCCP Jeffrey P. Gonzales, PharmD, FCCM, BCPS, BCCCP
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Justin Muir, PharmD Justin Muir, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York City, New York

 

Target Audience and Program Goals

Clinical Pharmacists, BCCCPs, and BCPSs providing care to patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.

 

At the conclusion of the program, the participant should be able to:

  1. D1. Describe the epidemiology and pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS);
  2. Discuss diagnosis, etiology and overall treatment goals in the management of patients with ARDS;
  3. Critically appraise the published literature surrounding the management of ARDS including ventilator and fluid management and use of neuromuscular blocking agents and prone positioning;
  4. Select appropriate salvage therapies including the use of corticosteroids, inhaled vasodilators, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with severe ARDS, and;
  5. Design treatment regimens that optimize patient outcomes.

 

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit

ACPE The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is an application-based activity; Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-163-H01-P.

 

To earn continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit and to receive your continuing pharmacy education statement of credit for this activity, participants must successfully complete a Web-based posttest by October 10, 2020. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

BCCCP and BCPS Specialty Recertification Credit

To be eligible for 6.0 CPE hours of recertification credit, BCCCPs and BCPSs must attend all 6.0 contact hours of live programming and successfully complete a Web‐based posttest by December 31, 2017. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

 

ACCP, as the official provider approved by BPS, will record and report recertification credit earned for this activity directly to BPS.

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Fees
Description Price Nonmember Cart
Specialty Recertification Program with 6.0 Continuing Education Credits
Includes audio/slide synchronized presentations, handouts, and online CPE test. The ACPE Universal Activity Number is listed under Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit above.
Test submission deadline for recertification is December 31, 2017.
$250 $365 Expired
Online Program with 6.0 Continuing Education Credits (CPE only)
Includes audio/slide synchronized presentations, handouts, and online CPE test. The ACPE Universal Activity Number is listed. under Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit above.
This product does not include specialty recertification credit. Test submission deadline for CPE credit is October 10, 2020.
$199 $315