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Beyond the Classroom: Preventing Poisoning in Children

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Monday, July 4, 2022

Offline Date:

Wednesday, January 29, 2025

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, June 29, 2025

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Each year, close to one million poisonings in children less than 6 years of age are reported to U.S. poison centers. Most could have been prevented with proper storage and proper use of medicines and household products. In this panel discussion format, pediatric and poison prevention experts openly discuss active steps that healthcare providers may immediately implement to reduce the likelihood of tragedy.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   22151H01_2pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   22151H01_6pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • Nurse

    Identify risk factors and reasons why poisonings occur in children
    Recognize what health care professionals can do to help prevent pediatric poisonings
    Recognize the benefits and limitations of child resistant packaging for medications.


    Pharmacist

    Identify risk factors and reasons why poisonings occur in children
    Recognize what health care professionals can do to help prevent pediatric poisonings
    Recognize the benefits and limitations of child resistant packaging for medications.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify risk factors and reasons why poisonings occur in children
    Recognize what health care professionals can do to help prevent pediatric poisonings
    Recognize the benefits and limitations of child resistant packaging for medications.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-22-151-H05-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-22-151-H05-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-22-151-H05-T

    ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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