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This activity will cover key topics of interest to stakeholders who set practice policy and will be called upon to evaluate and make decisions on issues pertaining to biosimilars.
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The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) and the American Society
of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) have joined forces to develop the Long-Term Care
(LTC) Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program. This is a practice-based certificate
program focused on the role pharmacists play in the appropriate use of antimicrobial
Certificate program participants begin by developing a strong knowledge base in microbiology, pharmacology, and disease state management through online programming and live webinars. Then participants practice developing interventions at their practice site that aim to improve patient/resident care and clinical outcomes, lower healthcare costs, and prolong the longevity of our antimicrobials.
The program goals/learning objectives are the following:
This certificate program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and emphasizes a team-based approach to antimicrobial stewardship. It is conducted in three parts:
A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to participants who successfully complete
all three program components. Participants who successfully complete the program will
be eligible for a free 1-year SIDP associate membership.
The self-study and webinars are to be completed within 8 months and the final project completed within 12 months of registration. To sign up and access the program, use the Pay with a Credit Card or Pay with a Check links listed at the top of the page.
Participant cost is $850 per pharmacist. This amount includes the home study section,
four to seven live webinars, and the skills development/implementation component at
your practice site. Click on "Pay with a Credit Card" or "Pay with a Check"
above to purchase and enroll in the program.
For institutions or healthcare facilities with payment from the same institution, we provide the following discounts:
6-10 healthcare professionals - 5% discount
11-15 healthcare professionals - 10% discount
>15 healthcare professionals - 15% discount
To receive discounted pricing, click here to complete the purchase.
For trainees (e.g., residents, fellows, and graduate students) the cost is $650 per individual for the full program. To receive a discount or for questions about them, please contact ProCE at firstname.lastname@example.org. To receive discounted pricing, click here to complete the purchase.
For complete details on the program, please see our downloadable Announcement.
Initial Release Date: 7-17-2017
Expiration Date: 7-17-2020
Practice Activity Number: 0221-9999-17-327-B01-P
This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc., SIDP and ASCP. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Practice Activity Number 0221-9999-17-327-B01-P has been assigned to this practice-based CE activity (initial release date 7-17-17). This CE activity is approved for 31.0 contact hours (3.1 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE providers. The participant can elect to complete three additional webinars at no additional cost and earn 35.5 contact hours (3.55 CEUs). Statements of completion will be issued online as individual modules are completed with a post-test score of 80% or higher and completion of an online evaluation. UANs for the individual activity modules are listed in the Activity Announcement.
No commercial funding. This activity is self-funded by SIDP, ASCP and registration fees.
The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of pharmacists and other allied health care professionals committed to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents and supporting practice, teaching and research in infectious diseases. Learn more at www.sidp.org.
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is the only international professional society devoted to optimal medication management and improved health outcomes for all older persons. ASCP's members manage and improve drug therapy and improve the quality of life of geriatric patients and other individuals residing in a variety of environments, including nursing facilities, sub-acute care and assisted living facilities, psychiatric hospitals, hospice programs, and home and community-based care. Learn more at www.ascp.com.
The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, Inc. or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.