Menu

All Activities

Find an Activity

Find an Activity

Find an Activity

Choose from the criteria below to find an activity that fits you best.

Attention Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs: Click to access CPE Monitor and CE information More Information

Featured Activity

Equipping Healthcare Professionals with the Necessary Tools for Improving Care in Ovarian Cancer

Find an Activity

Find an Activity

Find an Activity

Choose from the criteria below to find an activity that fits you best.

SHOW SEARCH

SIDP Annual Meeting 2021 (BCIDP +ACPE Credit): Spiraling Empiricism vs. Science; Critical Updates in the Treatment of HIV and STIs; Blood Boiling Debate

This activity can serve as BCIDP recertification credit hours!
 Purchase 2021 Annual Meeting 3-session BCIDP Bundle (ACPE + BCIDP Credit), $112.50
SIDP Members
login to SIDP to verify your membership, then follow the members only link to receive discounts 
 ACPE + BCIDP $56.25

 

A product of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Education Center (SIDPEC) 

 
 View more SIDPEC Activities
 

NOTE: If you attended these live CE activities  held on November 6, 2021 at the SIDP Annual Meeting AND received CE credit, you are NOT eligible to also receive CE credit for these home-study activities.

Description

This bundle from the SIDP Annual Meeting includes the following sessions for BCIDP credit: Spiraling Empiricism vs. Science: The Stewardship Dilemma of Breakthrough Fungal Infections; Critical Updates in the Treatment of HIV and STIs; Blood Boiling Debate: Can I Really Use Ceftriaxone for MSSA Bacteremia?

This is a featured CE activity on the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Education Center (SIDPEC) website. SIDPEC is the educational hub of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP). The SIDPEC portal provides educational activities on infectious disease pharmacotherapy for clinical pharmacists, health‐systems pharmacists, community pharmacists, and other allied‐health disciplines.

Learning Objectives

The target audience for these activities is pharmacists. Learning objectives for each session are below.

Spiraling Empiricism vs. Science: The Stewardship Dilemma of Breakthrough Fungal Infections
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Review recently proposed consensus definitions for breakthrough fungal disease.
  • Review common dogmas that contribute to spiraling empiricism with antifungal therapy.
  • Summarize the current limitations in diagnostic tools for invasive fungal disease.
  • Discuss how antifungal susceptibility testing results can be applied in the absence of susceptibility breakpoints.
  • Discuss the possible challenges on the horizon with investigational antifungals.

Critical Updates in the Treatment of HIV and STIs; Blood Boiling Debate: Can I Really Use Ceftriaxone for MSSA Bacteremia?
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Based on a patient case, evaluate the appropriateness of a 2-drug antiretroviral regimen for the treatment of HIV with strong rating of recommendations.
  • Based on a patient case, design an appropriate drug regimen for the treatment of gonorrhea and chlamydia in adults and adolescents.

Blood Boiling Debate: Can I Really Use Ceftriaxone for MSSA Bacteremia?
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the pros and cons of using ceftriaxone for MSSA bacteremia.
  • Review the literature surrounding ceftriaxone and alternative beta-lactam therapy for MSSA bacteremia.
  • Identify clinical scenarios in which ceftriaxone may or may not be an appropriate choice for an MSSA infection.

Faculty

Russell Lewis, Pharm.D., FCCP (Spiraling Empiricism vs. Science)
Associate Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences
University of Bologna, Italy

Rodrigo M Burgos, PharmD, MPH (Critical Updates in the Treatment of HIV and STIs)
Section of Infectious Diseases
University of Illinois Chicago

Kira Beaulac, PharmD, BCIDP (Blood Boiling Debate)
Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
Emerson Hospital

Jamie Wagner, PharmD, BCPS (Blood Boiling Debate)
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

Accreditation

Release Date: November 6, 2021
Expiration Date: November 6, 2024
BCIDP Expiration Date: November 6, 2022

Pharmacists

ACPE LogoThis activity is jointly provided by ProCE, LLC and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. ProCE, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0221-9999-21-274-H01-P, 0221-9999-21-275-H01-P and 0221-9999-21-276-H01-P have been assigned to these home-study knowledge-based activities. Each activity is approved for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Statements of completion will be issued online at www.ProCE.com upon completion of the evaluation and post-test with a score of 70% or higher. Proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles. No partial credit will be given.

BCIDP

The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is accredited by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) as a provider of board certified infectious diseases pharmacist (BCIDP) credit. A BCIDP statement of credit will be issued online upon successful completion of a post-test and online evaluation. The post-test must be successfully completed in only one attempt. No partial credit will be given. BCIDP accreditation begins 11/6/2021 for each activity and is available for one year from this date.

Recertification Criteria for Infectious Diseases Pharmacy: BCIDP recertifying via continuing education are required to earn 100 hours of continuing education credit provided by the joint program offered by the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and/or the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialty Recertification Courses offered by any of the approved providers may only be completed for recertification credit up to two times, in nonconsecutive years, during the 7-year recertification cycle. Candidates should note that there are expiration dates associated with earning BPS recertification credit. BPS will only award recertification credit for modules based on the completion and submission date of the post-test assessment. For example, a module completed and submitted on October 20 of a particular year will only be credited for that year, even if the due date of the post-test is in January of the following year. View all recertification criteria on the BPS website at https://www.bpsweb.org/recertification/recertification-by-continuing-education

Disclosure

It is the policy of ProCE, LLC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants any significant financial interest or affiliation with companies that manufacture or market products discussed in this activity. Russell Lewis has received research support from Merck & Co, Gilead Sciences and fees for speaking/advisory for Gilead, F2G, Anvir, Cidara Therapeutics. Rodrigo Burgos has reported receiving consulting fees from OptumRx and research fees from Merck and Viiv Healthcare. Kira Beaulac has served on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan / Abbvie and Astellas. Jamie Wagner has no relevant conflicts to disclose.

Funding

No external support has been received for this activity.

The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, LLC 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.