Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Pediatric and Pregnant Populations
This course explores how carbon monoxide is formed and the potential sources for carbon monoxide poisoning in the pregnant and pediatric patient. It explores the toxicokinetics and pathophysiology of carbon monoxide poisoning. Further, the course identifies the clinical manifestations and treatment for patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.
- Describe one method on how carbon monoxide is formed.
- Describe the four phases of how carbon monoxide is processed within the body.
- Explain at least two pathophysiological effects of carbon monoxide within the body.
- Identify three clinical manifestations of carbon monoxide exposure.
- Identify one recommended treatment method for pediatric or pregnant patients exposed to carbon monoxide.
- Identify at least one scenario in which healthcare providers would need to collaborate in the treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Jennifer Lowry, MD, FACMT
Chief, Section of Clinical Toxicology
Medical Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Innovation
Children's Mercy Kansas City
Origination Date: Jan. 7, 2019
Renewal Date: Jan 7, 2021
Expiration Date: Jan. 7, 2023
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 1.0 nursing contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0. CDC provider number 98614.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.
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