Purchase this recording and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance.
You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will finish this program better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes.
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|Manual - Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians (3.51 MB)||107 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Jason Cota, PharmD, MS, is an associate professor and the vice chair of the pharmacy practice department at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy. He has over 10 years of experience practicing as an infectious diseases clinical pharmacist at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, where he is a credentialed provider with prescriptive authority.
Dr. Cota completed a two-year Specialty Practice Residency in Pharmacotherapy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with an emphasis in both infectious diseases and nephrology. He is a member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists and has given several presentations at national and international meetings. His research has focused on antimicrobial and antifungal drug dosing in patient populations that are subject to altered pharmacokinetics.
Financial: Jason Cota is vice chair and associate professor at the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy. He receives a speaking honorarium from Merck. Dr. Cota receives a speaking honorarium for PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Jason Cota is a member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.
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Antibacterial Allergies - Sulfa and Penicillin
Antibacterial Resistance - Contributing Factors
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus - Community versus Hospital Acquired
Urinary Tract Infections
Clostridium Difficile Infection
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
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