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PDA Treatment Options

To Close or Not To Close?

Published by Pediatric Pharmacy Association
and Spectrum Pharmacy Products


Learning Objectives for Pharmacists:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss PDA pathophysiology and the current evidence supporting treatment of pharmacologically closing hemodynamically significant PDA

2. Compare and contrast current evidence-based literature to support the use of oral and intravenous forms of ibuprofen, indomethacin, and acetaminophen for the treatment of PDA in preterm and term infants

3. Evaluate the use of pharmacologic therapy in prophylaxis of PDA closure

4. Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of various pharmacologic therapies used to treat PDA

ACPE logoPPA has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN #:0180-0000-21-006-H01-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 participants 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 December 31, 2021.

Sarah Scarpace Lucas, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, FCSHP, FP

Sarah Scarpace Lucas Pharm.D. BCPS, BCPPS is a pediatric clinical pharmacist and senior pharmacist supervisor at UCSF Benioff... Read More

Sylvia Stoffella, PharmD, BCPPS

Dr. Sylvia Stoffella is a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff... Read More

Christopher McPherson, PharmD, BCPPS

Christopher McPherson, PharmD, BCPPS graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and completed a... Read More

Originally Published
June 23, 2021

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  • PDA Treatment Options - Video
  • PDA Treatment Options - Handout

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.

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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