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The Pharmacist’s Guide to Patient Identification, Testing, and Antiviral Use.
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Note: If you attended the live CE activity AND received CE credit (i.e. a pharmacist CE statement of credit with ACPE UAN 0221-9999-18-386-L01-P), you are NOT allowed to also receive credit for this home-study on-demand web activity.
|Jointly provided by ProCE and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Education Center (SIDPEC)|
Dramatic shifts have occurred in infectious diseases practice in recent years that
can leave clinicians with many questions. Epidemiologic patterns of gram-positive
and gram-negative microorganisms have changed considerably, shifting susceptibility
patterns and creating distinct challenges in empiric antibiotic prescribing. With
these clinical dilemmas looming, it is more important than ever that infectious disease
specialists adopt a leadership role in disseminating the latest information on epidemiology
and new antimicrobial agents to the wider medical community.
Pharmacists who attend this activity will gain knowledge of current antibiotic resistance trends and infections. Antimicrobial agents will be discussed, with a focus on current limitations and new therapeutic agents on the horizon. Strategies for successful antimicrobial stewardship and outcome measurement plans will also be discussed.
The target audience for this activity includes infectious disease pharmacists and other health‐system pharmacists, including chief pharmacy officers and pharmacy directors. At the completion of this symposium, the participant will be better able to:
Jason C. Gallagher, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Infectious Diseases
Director, PGY2 Residency in Infectious Diseases Pharmacy
Jamie Kisgen, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
Pharmacy Manager, Infectious Diseases Services
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Release Date: 2-1-2019
Expiration Date: 2-1-2022
This activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc. and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. ProCE, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-19-051-H01-P has been assigned to this home study knowledge-based activity (initial release date 2-1-19). This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE providers. The activity is provided at no cost to participants. Participants must complete the online post-test and activity evaluation to receive pharmacy CE credit. Statements of completion will be issued online at www.ProCE.com and proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles. No partial credit will be given.
It is the policy of ProCE, Inc. 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 during their presentation. Dr. Gallagher
has received Research Support from Merck, and is a Speaker and/or Consultant for Accelerate
Diagnostics, Achaogen, Allergan, Astellas, Melinta, Merck, Paratek, Shionogi, and
Tetraphase. Dr. Kisgen is a Speaker for Merck. A portion of grant funds received by
ProCE from Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. will be used to compensate the faculty for this
Please note: The opinions expressed in this activity should not be construed as those of the CE provider. The information and views presented in this activity are those of the faculty through clinical practice and knowledge of the professional literature. Portions of this activity may include the use of drugs and/or devices for unlabeled indications, which should be considered experimental. Participants are advised to consult manufacturer product information and the professional literature, and use professional judgment in applying the presented information in patient-care activities.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Melinta Therapeutics, Inc.
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.