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VSHP Webinar-Practical Strategies in HABP/VABP: Utilizing Pathogen-Specific Therapy for Multidrug-Resistant Gram-negative Infections

  • 11/02/2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

FREE LIVE CE for VSHP Members! 

Webinar-

Monday, November 2, 2020 – 12:00pm-1:00 pm

Practical Strategies in HABP/VABP: Utilizing Pathogen-Specific Therapy for Multidrug-Resistant Gram-negative Infections

Speaker:

James S. Lewis II, PharmD, FIDSA

ID Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator

& Adjunct Associate Professor

Oregon Health and Science University

Departments of Pharmacy & Infectious Diseases

Portland, OR

Presentation Objectives for Pharmacists:

  • Describe current trends in antimicrobial resistance and mechanisms of resistance utilized by Gram-negative pathogens that commonly cause hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia (HABP) and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (VABP)
  • Differentiate among newer antimicrobial agents that target multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria
  • Evaluate evidence-based strategies to optimally utilize the current selection of antimicrobial agents in a pathogen-specific manner when managing HABP/VABP

Accreditation:

Center for Independent Healthcare Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider for continuing pharmacy education. Center has assigned 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credits for participating in this activity.

ACPE UAN:  0473-9999-20-002-L01-P          

Activity type: Application-based

This is a member service of VSHP.  There is no charge for members to attend.  Dues must be current to receive CE credit.

Non-members will be charged $20.

Members:
To register:   https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Tlq75tUSTES0_uKBN-OF9w


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