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• Symptom Management for Pediatric Upper Respiratory Tract Infections • Hand


Symptom Management for Pediatric Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
 
Summary:
In this activity, Elizabeth O. Hand, PharmD, BCPS, covers the differences between infections and non-infectious causes of upper respiratory tract symptoms, describes the role of the antimicrobial therapy and immunizations in the management of URTIs, and provides recommendations for use of OTC medications management for upper respiratory symptoms in infants and children.
 
Target Audience:
This course is designed for pharmacists or technicians with any practice background.
 
Program Design:
This course is presented in a lecture format, available via MP4 files, and is accompanied by PDFs of the presenter's PowerPoint slides.  A post-test and program evaluation will be completed after reviewing the content of each presentation.  The post-test and evaluation must be completed BEFORE August 1, 2015.
 
Recording:
This activity was recorded at the 61th annual Pharmacy Practice Seminar, September 24-25, 2013 at the Double Tree Austin. 
 

Release Date: Dec 1, 2013
Activity Expiration Date: Aug 1, 2015

Fee

$30.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

 
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 1.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch the videos in its entirety, complete the online post-tests, and complete the online evaluation. 

 
Technical Requirements:  Ability to view mp4 video and sound, ability to view and/or download Adobe PDF documents.  Works on most computers, smart phones, tablets, and other connected devices. 

Objectives

  • Differentiate between infectious and non-infectious causes of upper respiratory tract symptoms.
  • Describe the role of antimicrobial therapy and immunizations in the management of URTIs.
  • Provide recommendations for use of OTC medications management of upper respiratory symptoms in infants/children.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Elizabeth O. Hand, Pharm.D., BCPS picture

Elizabeth O. Hand, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor - Pediatrics, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharm

Activity Number

0067-0000-13-034-H01-P/T

Release Date: Dec 1, 2014
Credit Expiration Date: Aug 1, 2015

CE Hours

1.00

Fee

$30.00