ACPE Number: 0204-0000-12-951-H01-P
Application-based: 1.0 Credit Hour
Release Date: 5/15/2012
Expiration Date: 5/15/2015
Let ASHP’s new online core therapeutic modules help you prepare for any Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) examination. Get comprehensive, practical guidance the management of shock, as well as practice exam questions and references to helpful study resources.
Featured topics in this online CE activity include:
· Interpreting diagnostic and/or laboratory tests, vital signs, clinical presentation of shock.
· Differentiating types of shock (hypovolemic, distributive, cardiogenic).
· Determining appropriate indications for crystalloids, colloids, vasopressors and inotropes.
· Determining the most appropriate therapy and monitoring based on patient-specific information and the most
· How to identify and manage underlying disorders.
Led by therapeutic experts, each of the 14 modules (ranging from 1 to 2 hours in length) can be completed consecutively or individually in any order. The online format offers the convenience of studying at your own pace.
Accreditation for Pharmacists
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity provides 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (ACPE activity #0204-0000-12-951-H01-P).
Methods and Format
This activity is one of 14 modules in this series and can be completed consecutively or individually in any order. This online activity consists of audio and slides for one presentation, an attestation statement, and activity evaluation. Participants must view the entire presentation, complete the attestation statement and course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit. Participants may print their official statements of continuing pharmacy education credit immediately. The estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.
This activity is intended for pharmacy practitioners who are seeking to update their knowledge and skills commensurate with a board certification examination.
The purpose of this activity is to help participants prepare for a Board of Pharmacy Specialty (BPS) examination by providing a review of pertinent topics, practice of required skills and references to helpful study resources. The activity will assist the participant identify areas needed for in-depth review.
After participating in this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to
- Interpret diagnostic and/or laboratory tests, vital signs, clinical presentation of shock.
- Differentiate types of shock (hypovolemic, distributive, cardiogenic).
- Determine appropriate indications for crystalloids, colloids, vasopressors and inotropes.
- Determine the most appropriate therapy and monitoring based on patient-specific information and the most current guidelines.
- Identify and manage underlying disorders.
Paul Szumita, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Paul Szumita, Pharm.D., BCPS, has worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts for 12 years and has been instrumental in the development of clinical practice services at the hospital. In his current role as Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager, he is responsible for managing clinical programs aimed at optimizing pharmacotherapy and improving patient outcomes. As a clinical pharmacist in critical care, Dr. Szumita has an active role in bedside education, clinical research, and guideline development and implementation. Dr. Szumita also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at three colleges and helps coordinate 15 clinical rotations at BWH. Dr. Szumita also serves on several committees focused on improving clinical pharmacy practice at the local and national level. He currently serves as Chair of ASHP’s Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Educational Steering Committee.
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s Guidelines for Standards for Commercial Support, ASHP requires that all individuals involved in the development of activity content disclose their relevant financial relationships. A person has a relevant financial relationship if the individual or his or her spouse/partner has a financial relationship (e.g., employee, consultant, research grant recipient, speakers bureau, or stockholder) in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services may be discussed in the educational activity content over which the individual has control. The existence of these relationships is provided for the information of participants and should not be assumed to have an adverse impact on presentations.
All faculty and planners for ASHP education activities are qualified and selected by ASHP and required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. ASHP identifies and resolves conflicts of interest prior to an individual’s participation in development of content for an educational activity.
The faculty and planners report the following relationships:
Paul Szumita, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Szumita declares that he has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Douglas Slain, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Slain declares that he has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Sandra Oh Clarke, B.S.Pharm.
Ms. Oh Clarke declares that she has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Susan R. Dombrowski, M.S., B.S.Pharm.
Ms. Dombrowski declares that she has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
ASHP staff has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
|Audience||Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|PHARMACIST||ACPE #0204-0000-12-951-H01-P||1 Hour||May 15, 2012 - May 15, 2015|