Is This an Allergy or a Side Effect? (1 Hour)
This course provides nurses and other mid-level healthcare professionals with an in-depth discussion of the difference between allergies and medication side effects. Course objectives include identifying the pathophysiology, signs, and symptoms of medication-related allergic reactions; comparing the differences between medication-related allergic reactions, side effects, and adverse drug reactions; and recognizing the healthcare providers’ role in identifying, managing, and documenting medication-related allergic reactions, side effects, and adverse drug reactions.
Authored by: Kelly Coloff, FNP
Approval Number: 20-893870
Provider Number: 50-31808
Anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these standards, all potential conflicts of interests have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the course content over which the individual has control.
The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course.
Methods and CE Requirements:
This online course consists of a combined total of 1 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 1 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests and all required course components to claim continuing education credit.
Martinsburg College shall furnish a written statement of completion to each participant who completes each continuing education program. The statement shall be signed by the instructor or an individual designated by the instructor and shall contain the name of the continuing education program; the number of credit hours; the date of the continuing education program; the name of the participant; and the approved provider number.
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