From sedation and sepsis to stimulant misuse and sugammadex, we've rounded up some of the most interesting recent knowledge on acute care pharmacology to boost your expertise! Expect a lot of content related to pediatric intensive care. Topics include:
Cocaine use in adolescents
Inhaled nitric oxide use in hypoxemic respiratory failure
Bleeding and thrombosis on ECMO
Restricted opioid prescription after appendectomy
Dexmedetomidine for Prolonged Sedation
Sugammadex and neuromuscular reversal
New and emerging medications for epilepsy
Cannabidiol efficacy and safety in epilepsy
Surviving Sepsis Campaign International Guidelines
Advances in pediatric antimicrobial agents development
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 7.5 contains pharmacology (Rx) content, (0.5 related to psychopharmacology) (2.5 related to controlled substances).
Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
What references are included?
12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 41 questions.
The following reference used in this module is also used in our Acute Care: Clinical Cross-Section 2022 module - Weiss SL, Peters MJ, Alhazzani W, Angus MS, Flori HR, Inwald DP, et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign international guidelines for the management of septic shock and sepsis-associated organ dysfunction in children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020;21(2):e-52-e88
Sample Question Which of the following medications should be avoided in a child with liver dysfunction who requires anticoagulation on ECMO? A. argatroban B. bivalirudin C. enoxaparin D. unfractionated heparin