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When: Saturday, January 6, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Golisan Children's Hospital
9981 S Healthpark Drive
Fort Myers, Florida  33908
United States

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Pediatrics Track

4.0 hours of General or Consultant Re-certification credits for pharmacists,
3.0 hours of general credits for pharmacy technicians


7:45 PM Breakfast/Registration/Check In


8:00 – 9:00am (1.0 hour of CE GCE/CRC/Tech) ACPE UAN 0163-9999-18-001-L01-P/T 

Management of Pediatric Toxic Ingestions                                                         

·         Identify commonly encountered medications or toxins

  • Discuss emerging trends in pediatric toxic ingestions
  • Recommend treatment of toxic and non-toxic ingestions
  • Differentiate antidotes used in emergent conditions of poisoned patients

Technician Objectives


9:05 – 10:05am (1.0 hour of CE GCE/CRC/Tech) ACPE UAN 0163-9999-18-002-L01-P/T           

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Management                                        

  • Review the clinical pathway in treating pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • Compare and contrast pediatric therapies available for rapid sequence intubation (RSI)
  • Evaluate the various algorithms for pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Discuss the similarities and differences of vasopressors, as well as the situations suitable for their use

Technician Objectives

  • Review the clinical pathway in treating pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Discuss the importance of accurate and complete medication reconciliation for patients with DKA
  • Review medications utilized in rapid sequence intubation (RSI)
  • Assess preparations for pediatric advanced life support (PALS)


10:10 – 11:10am (1.0 hour of CE GCE/CRC/Tech) ACPE UAN 0163-9999-18-003-L01-P/T   

Finding ECMO: Just Keep Pumping                                                              

  • Explain the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in the management of pediatric patients with cardiac and respiratory failure
  • Discuss the management of heparin induced thrombocytopenia in ECMO
  • Describe the effect of ECMO on dosing and pharmacokinetics of select medications

Technician Objectives

  • Define extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Identify anticoagulation medications used in ECMO
  • Recognize medications that require dosage adjustments for ECMO patients


11:20am – 12:20pm (1.0 hour of CE GCE/CRC) ACPE UAN 0163-9999-18-003-L01-P   

Pediatric Malignant Hyperthermia                                          

Pharmacist Objectives (This presentation is not accredited for pharmacy technicians)

·         Discuss the background and clinical features of Malignant Hyperthermia in pediatrics

·         Describe acute emergency management of Malignant Hyperthermia

·         Review the procedure for approaching treatment of Malignant Hyperthermia at Lee Health

·         Demonstrate proper reconstitution for emergent use


 12:20-12:30pm - Evaluations

FREE for Southern Gulf Society Members/$40 for non-member pharmacists/$15 for non-member techs

Register by January 4th 

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