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“Review of Rapid Sequence Intubation & Medication Controversies”

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

HealthTrust presents…“Review of Rapid Sequence Intubation & Medication Controversies”

The presenter will review the clinical importance of Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) and highlight the available literature surrounding the medications involved in rapid sequence intubation. Pharmacists and the nursing staff play a vital role in this process and the objective of this presentation is to highlight that role and the various drug classes involved in this process, as well as a discussion of the the controversies regarding drug selection for induction and neuromuscular blockade based on recent literature and the pharmacokinetic profile of the medication.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists & Nurses  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Recall the clinical importance of rapid sequence intubation (RSI) and scenarios when RSI should be utilized
  2. Identify medications utilized in RSI and appropriateness of agents in different clinical scenarios
  3. Recognize medication-related controversies in RSI and current evidence related to RSI medications

Learning Objectives for Pharmacy Techs  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Recall medications utilized in rapid sequence intubation (RSI)
  2. Identify appropriate dosing for medications utilized in RSI
  3. Recognize preparation and storage requirements for commonly used medications for RSI


Kelsey Anne Forrest, Pharm D, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident  |  TriStar Medical Center  |  HCA Healthcare  |  Nashville, TN

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Techs &  Nurses

CE Credit: Approved for Pharmacists, Pharmacy Techs &  Nurses

This program is approved for CPEs by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Attendees of this program may earn 1.0 CPE Contact Hours. Belmont University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Numbers for this activity are 0863-9999-24-065-L01-P and 0863-9999-24-065-L01-T. The activity is approved for 1 hour (.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for Pharmacists, Pharmacy Techs & Nurses who attend the webinar and complete the online evaluation. Pfiedler Education is a division of AORN, provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP13019, for 1 contact hour. 1.0 contact hours approved for Nurses.

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