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In the Arrest, Who You Gonna Call? Clot Busters?

Megan A Rech, PharmD, MS, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP and Shannon Lovett, MD, FACEP

Megan A. Rech, PharmD, MS, FCCM, FCCP, BCCC
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Director
Affiliate Assistant Professor – Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Director – Department of Emergency Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Medical Center

Shannon Lovett, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor
Associate Medical Director, ED Clinical Operations
Department of Emergency Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University

Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University


Dr. Shannon Lovett has no relevant financial conflicts of interest in relation to this activity. Dr. Megan Rech has received grant/research support from Spero Pharmaceutics. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated. The reviewers who contributed to this activity have nothing to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the advantages to use and literature supporting thrombolytics in the setting of cardiac arrest.
  • Describe the safety concerns and disadvantages to administering thrombolytics in the setting of cardiac arrest.
  • Appraise the selection of thrombolytic agent in the setting of cardiac arrest.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 (or $90 for all 10 courses). For C4 2023 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: May 16, 2023 Expiration Date: September 25, 2025
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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