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School of Pharmacy Continuing Education
 

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Practice-Based Program for Healthcare Providers


This practice-based program addresses the following professional competencies for ASP leaders as outlined in the Society of Infectious Diseases White Paper (SHEA) on the ‘Guidance for the Knowledge and Skills Required for Antimicrobial Stewardship Leaders’.

Date: Apr 8, 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Fee

$250.00

CE Hours

20.00

CE Units

2.000

Registration closes on Apr 06, 2017 05:00 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
VCU School of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

Registration closes on Apr 06, 2017 at 05:00 PM

Registration Closed  

This practice-based program addresses the following professional competencies for ASP leaders as outlined in the Society of Infectious Diseases White Paper (SHEA) on the ‘Guidance for the Knowledge and Skills Required for Antimicrobial Stewardship Leaders.

Objectives

  • Apply the general principles of ASP and ASP approaches to interventions towards reducing inappropriate antimicrobial use.
  • Interpret the spectrum, adverse drug effects, drug interactions, and mechanisms of resistance and treatment options for resistant organisms, and the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic aspects of antimicrobials.
  • Compare the role of microbiology laboratory such as interpretation and reporting of microbiologic data, including viruses and fungi, incorporation of antibiogram data into ASP strategies and ASP tracking systems, and options for rapid diagnostic testing.
  • Evaluate the level of evidence of guidelines concerning common infectious syndromes and their role in ASP strategies.
  • Evaluate appropriate ASP measures and analyses to track and assess program outcomes, including measurement of antimicrobial drug usage.
  • Use effective communication skills to obtain support and buy-in for ASP from a variety of stakeholders.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Amy Pakys, Pharm.D
Associate Professor , VCU School of Pharmacy

Shaina Bernard, Pharm.D
Infections Disease Pharmacists Specialist, VCU Health

Activity Number

0294-0000-17-033-B01-P
Date: 04/08/17
Time: 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

CE Hours

20.00

Fee

$250.00

Location

410 N. 12th St. Richmond, VA 23298 Room 129
Registration Closed