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PICU Clinical Controversies and Pearls

Paige Watkins, PharmD, BCPPS, Emma Tillman, PharmD, PhD


Paige Watkins, PharmD, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiac Intensive Care and Neonatal Intensive Care
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Emma Tillman, PharmD, PhD
Associate Research Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine


Dr. Tillman, Dr. Watkins, and the reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships of interest to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

1. Hydrocortisone, Ascorbic Acid and Thiamine (HAT) Therapy and Outcomes in Pediatric Sepsis

  • Identify potential benefits of use with HAT therapy in pediatric sepsis based on the results of currently published pediatric and adult literature.
  • Discuss possible dosing strategies, indications, and durations of use for HAT therapy in the critically ill pediatric population.

2. Management of Respiratory Cultures in Tracheostomy-Dependent Children

  • Identify clinical situations when it is appropriate to refrain from treating positive respiratory cultures.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 (or $45 for all 10 courses). For C4 2021 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: September 20, 2021 Expiration Date: September 20, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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