Kickstart My Heart: Adjunct Therapies in Cardiac Arrest
Medications not currently included in the ACLS algorithm are commonly used for patients in cardiac arrest. This presentation will analyze current literature evaluating the efficacy and proposed benefit of these adjunct treatments.
This course is intended for pharmacists
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to
- Recognize key elements of the advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) algorithm for patients in cardiac arrest.
- Analyze recent clinical trials evaluating the use of calcium chloride in cardiac arrest.
- Evaluate the proposed benefit of sodium bicarbonate and esmolol in cardiac arrest.
- Assess the role of magnesium in cardiac arrest.
Caelee Batterson, PharmD, MSHI, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident – Aurora Health Care Metro, Inc.
The planner(s) and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Aurora Health 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.
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum 1.00 hours of CPE credit for pharmacists. CPE credit can be claimed on the AAH CE platform within 60 days of activity completion and information will be provided to CPE Monitor. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)Aurora Health Care Department of Pharmacy Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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This conference is being held virtually. A link to the meeting will be provided prior to the event.
Contact the AAH Pharmacy Continuing Education team at AAH-PharmacyCPEsubmission@aah.org if you have any questions or need assistance.