Fanning the Inflammatory Flame: Inflammatory Biomarkers in Pediatrics

Published by The Pediatric Pharmacy Association and Pediatric Pharmacy Association


Summary

Review and discuss commonly utilized inflammatory biomarkers in the pediatric population.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Evaluate the evidence supporting the use of common inflammatory biomarkers, procalcitonin (PCT), c-reactive protein (CRP), and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), in the neonatal and pediatric populations.
2. Distinguish factors impacting interpretation of inflammatory biomarker levels.
3. Examine the role of inflammatory biomarkers as diagnostic tools for pediatric antimicrobial stewardship within clinical practice.

Accreditation:
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PPA has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN #:0180-0000-20-005-L04-P.

The Pediatric Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPA membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

BCPPS Recertification Credit is also available for PPA members if you select that pricing option during registration. Participants will be required to complete an evaluation and pass an exam in order to receive their certificate. Once the exam is passed, participants will receive 1 hour BCPPS credit. Valid through October 27, 2020.

Group Pricing for CE only:
Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at lhenretty@pediatricpharmacy.org their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

Presenters
Margaret Poisson, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Pediatric Clinical Specialist (PICU and Cystic Fibrosis) - Children's Hospital of Georgia
Margaret is a 2013 Pharm.D. graduate of the University of Kentucky. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago/University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. Following her PGY1, Margaret went on to...More
Taylor Bowick, Pharm.D.
Pediatric Pharmacy Resident - Children's Hospital of Georgia
Taylor Bowick is from Thomson, Georgia and is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at AU Medical Center and is now completing her PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency at Children's...More

Originally Published

May 27, 2020


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Fanning the Inflammatory Flame - Video
  • Fanning the Inflammatory Flame - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.


Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.


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