Evidence-based Clinical Care Multispecialty Review

July 31, 2024

Please join the evidence-based clinical care department as a panel of subject matter experts reviews standardized clinical pathways in the areas of asthma/COPD, anesthesia and sedation testing, massive transfusion, adult telemetry, sepsis, heart failure and acute coronary syndrome, and insulin management.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and all interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the evidence-based data supporting standardization efforts to ensure consistent delivery of care.
  • Adhere to asthma and COPD workflows and patient care orders.
  • Apply evidence-based pre-anesthesia and sedation testing guidelines for patients having a surgical procedure to enhance clinical decision-making.
  • Utilize evidence-based practice in the identification and utilization of emergent release of blood and massive transfusion levels 1, 2, and 3.
  • Recognize the key elements of the standardized EBCC adult telemetry orders.
  • Utilize the appropriate source-based antibiotics orders when caring for the sepsis patient.
  • Review key points in the management of patients with heart failure and acute coronary syndrome diagnosis.
  • Implement appropriate insulin management orders for the diabetic patient.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ABA MOCA II
  • 1.50 ABS MOC II
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/31/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
07/31/2024 - 9:30am EDT


Martha Maldonado Alkhaldi, BSN, MSN, APRN-BC
APRN Supervisor
South Miami Inpatient Physicians

Bianca M. Capella, APRN-BC, R.N.-BSN
Clinical Manager,
Evidence-based Clinical Care Department
Baptist Health South Florida

Seema Chandra, M.D.
West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Associate Medical Director for Academics
Baptist Health Medical Group Hospital Medicine Program

Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP
Director, ID PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program Manager,
Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Program
Baptist Health South Florida

Jody Murray, APRN-BC
Director of Advanced Practice Providers Chest Pain Coordinator
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Tatiana Posada, BSN, R.N.
Corporate Senior Clinical Consultant,
Evidence-Based Clinical Care
Baptist Health South Florida

Andres Soto, M.D.
Chief of Hospital Medicine
Baptist Health South Florida

Disclosures And Resolution Of Conflict Of Interest

Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm. D., BCPS, BCIDP, faculty for this educational activity, is a consultant with Pattern Biosciences (formerly Klaris Diagnostics), DoseMeRx by Tabula Rasa, Pfizer, and MeMed. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated. The speaker has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Seema Chandra, M.D., Jody Murray, APRN-BC, Tatiana Posada, BSN, R.N., Andres Soto, M.D. and faculty for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.

Others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for a total of 1.5 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-1223034, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity is also pending approval for 1.5 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Techs and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.


American Board of Surgery - Maintenance of Certification (MOC) - Accredited CME -  General Surgery

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 ABA MOCA II
  • 1.50 ABS MOC II
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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