2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology

Apr 14, 2016 ‐ Apr 17, 2016


Total CE Credits:
32.00 -Physician
32.00-RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
32.00-CA RN/CA BRN
20.00-Pharmacology
20.50-Pharmacist


This online conference offers cutting edge information from leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology focusing on an interdisciplinary team approach to the pharmacologic treatment of critically ill newborns. You will learn from these experts how to integrate best practices into your unit for a broad range of neonatal drugs, as well as managing care in the light of drug shortages. A faculty of experts in neonatal pharmacology who will challenge you with emerging evidence, problem-solve clinical issues, and provide new insights for day-to-day practice.

Senior Program Manager: Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

Standard: $384.00

Sessions

What's New for Antimicrobial Therapy in the NICU? (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-599-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 14, 2016 8:00am ‐ Apr 14, 2016 8:45am
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the goals of dosing medication for the treatment of infections
  • Describe one advance in dosing of medications for neonates
  • Describe one advance in treatment of infections in neonates

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Playing Your Best Hand Against Candida (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-600-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 14, 2016 8:45am ‐ Apr 14, 2016 9:30am
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize Fungal skin infections
  • Describe risk factors for invasive Candida infections in the NICU
  • Describe three interventions to prevent invasive Candida Infections in the NICU

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-601-L05-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 14, 2016 10:00am ‐ Apr 14, 2016 10:45am
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe basic PK variables and PD targets in neonates.
  • Design an individual TDM plan.
  • Critically evaluate the TDM process at their home institution.


Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Kicking the Habit: Vancomycin Reduction in the NICU (Rx = .75 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .5 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-602-L01-P (1.25 contact hrs.)

Apr 14, 2016 10:45am ‐ Apr 14, 2016 12:00pm
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the adverse outcomes associated with vancomycin use
  • Discuss the rationale behind vancomycin-reduction protocols
  • Implement vancomycin-reduction protocols tailored to individual units

Speaker(s):
Standard: $21.00

Effective Antimicrobial Stewardship: It Can Be Done! (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-603-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 14, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Apr 14, 2016 2:15pm
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the adverse outcomes associated with prolonged or unnecessary antibiotic use
  • Discuss the evidence-based strategies to minimize antibiotic exposure
  • Describe barriers to effective antibiotic stewardship in the NICU setting

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

The Spectrum of Cytomegalovirus: Progress and Challenges! (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-604-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 14, 2016 2:15pm ‐ Apr 14, 2016 3:00pm
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Know the clinical manifestations and sequelae of congenital CMV infection
  • Determine the optimal evaluation of neonates with congenital CMV infection
  • Describe the importance of early identification and optimal treatment of neonates with congenital CMV infection

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Pablo Sanchez, MD:

    Abvie ; Consultant; Advisory Panel; Speaker

    Novartis ; Consultant

Standard: $15.00

Immunomodulation: IVIG and Azithromycin (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-605-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 14, 2016 3:15pm ‐ Apr 14, 2016 4:00pm
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe studies of IVIG in the NICU and Sepsis
  • Describe dosing and effect on Ureaplasma colonization with Azithromycin
  • Describe indications for IVIG and hemolytic disease of the newborn

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Immunization in the NICU: It's Global Health (Rx = .75 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .5 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-606-L01-P (1.25 contact hrs.)

Apr 14, 2016 4:00pm ‐ Apr 14, 2016 5:15pm
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of timely vaccination of the preterm infant
  • Discuss risks and benefits associated with immunizations in preterm infants
  • Describe the importance of cocooning for prevention of vaccine-preventable infections in the NICU

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Pablo Sanchez, MD:

    Abvie ; Consultant; Advisory Panel; Speaker



    Novartis ; Consultant

Standard: $21.00

Reducing Medication Errors and Improving Drug Safety in the NICU (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-607-L05-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 15, 2016 8:00am ‐ Apr 15, 2016 8:45am
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe why med errors are more common in the NICU
  • Recognize at least 2 potential medication errors in the NICU
  • Describe at least one practice to reduce medication errors in the NICU

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Preservatives and Excipients in Neonatal Medications (Rx = .75 hr.) ACPE #0263-000-16-608-L01-P (.75 contact hr.)

Apr 15, 2016 8:45am ‐ Apr 15, 2016 9:30am
Expiration Date: May 5, 2019

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Name common pharmaceutical preservative and excipient exposures in the NICU
  • Describe known and theoretical risks of preservatives and excipients
  • Critically evaluate the actual and potential preservative and excipient exposure at their home institution


Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00
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