Need Some Insulin? K! Managing Pediatric DKA

Published by Pediatric Pharmacy Association and Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding


Dr. Ean Miller, PharmD, BCPPS and Dr. Melissa Gervase, PharmD, BCPPS, AE-C will conduct a 1 – hour knowledge-based continuing education webinar program. This program will highlight current practice guidelines as well as recent literature on the management of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis. Drs Miller and Gervase will help pharmacists navigate the treatment options and how best to serve these patients.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the pathophysiology, diagnostic features, and potential complications of pediatric and adolescent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
2. Evaluate recent evidence based literature regarding insulin, fluid, and electrolyte therapies to prevent and manage complications of pediatric and adolescent DKA
3. Demonstrate how national guidelines were adapted and implemented to improve quality outcomes of pediatric and adolescent DKA management at a single-center tertiary care pediatric institution
4. Formulate treatment regimens for pediatric and adolescent DKA cases of varying complexity transitioning through emergency department and pediatric intensive care settings

ACPE logo PPAG has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN #: 0180-0000-19-008-H01-P.

The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group 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 PPAG membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

BCPPS Recertification Credit is also available for PPAG members 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 February 4, 2020.

Group Pricing for CE only:
Group pricing is not available through online registration.Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

Dr. Ean Miller, PharmD, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Cook Children's Medical Center
Dr. Ean Miller, PharmD, BCPPS is the Clinical Pharmacy Manager and PGY-2 Residency Program Director at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy with his Doctor of...More
Dr. Melissa Gervase, PharmD, BCPPS, AE-C
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cook Children’s Medical Center
Dr Melissa Gervase, PharmD, BCPPS, AE-C is a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the PICU at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy with her Doctor of...More

Originally Published

September 4, 2019

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Need Some Insulin? K! Managing Pediatric DKA - Video
  • Need Some Insulin? K! Managing Pediatric DKA - Paper

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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