TYPE OF ACTIVITY/WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This Knowledge based activity is of importance to all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES (P):
At the completion of this activity, the pharmacists will be able to:
1. Describe the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and clinical presentation of sepsis and septic shock.
2. Summarize the updates to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines pertinent to pharmacy practice.
3. Define the guideline recommendations to optimize treatment regimens and improve patient outcomes while minimizing adverse events.
At the completion of this activity, the technicians will be able to:
1. Explain sepsis, its causes, and recall the most common signs and symptoms.
2. Recognize medications that may be utilized in a septic patient.
3. Identify the urgency of compounding and dispensing medications for septic patients.
FACULTY: Charlotte Paster McArdle
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit can be earned through the participation in and successful completion of this activity.
To receive credit, registrants must attend the activity; complete a Continuing Education Credit Report, including the Activity Evaluation, onsite, and submit upon activity completion; and, pay all applicable LSHP fees. You must provide your NABP e-Profile ID and day of birth on your Continuing Education Credit Report Form in order to receive credit. LSHP will issue credit electronically via CPE Monitor within 30 days after the activity. Confirmation of CE credit is the responsibility of the participant. Accuracy of credit awarded must be confirmed, and LSHP notified of any discrepancies within 55 days of the CE activity. LSHP will not correct any CE records after 60 days following the activity.
FEES: There are no fees for attendance at the meeting. For non-LSHP members, there will be a $10.00 fee for continuing education credit. There is no CE fee for current LSHP members.
SPONSORED BY: This activity is sponsored by the South Central Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists.