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DVD

Pharmacological Management of Infectious Diseases


Faculty:
Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN
Duration:
1 Hour 16 Minutes
Copyright:
Apr 14, 2016
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Product Code:
RNV077225
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: Digital Seminar


Description

Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging given the emerging trends in bacterial resistance. In this session, Dr. Langlois discusses pharmacokinetic properties and new treatment guidelines for conditions commonly encountered in critical care including:

  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Skin & Soft Tissue Infections
  • Multiple Drug-Resistant Organisms

Outline

  • Bacterial Basics
    • Cell Envelope
    • Fungal Infections
    • UTI
    • Pevlic Inflammatory Disease
      • PID Therapy
    • Cellulitis
      • Bacterial Causes
      • Therapy for Cellulitis
    • Diabetic Foot Infections
      • Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteomyelitis in Diabetic Ulcer
  • Strategies to Improve Patient Adherence
    • IMS Model
    • Prescribing Practices
    • Antibiotic Resistance
    • Antimicrobial Resistance

 

Credits


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This self-study program offers 79 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 1.3 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


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Faculty

Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN's Profile

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Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neurologic, Burn, CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 30 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening diseases, Dr. Langlois provides advanced-level training to nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians. Dr. Langlois received his Doctor of Nursing degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Langlois is committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients through advanced education. His presentations are evidence-based, timely and provide participants with case studies to facilitate critical thinking. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, he has developed several institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of the cardiac, neurologic, septic, and multi-system organ failure patient.

His presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer practical tips that help make the most challenging concepts easy to understand. Linking knowledge to clinical practice is the goal of every educational program.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Paul Langlois has an employment relationship with Cook County Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Paul Langlois has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Other

Objectives

  1. Catalogue major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics.
  2. Choose appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic regimens for the prevention and treatment in various patient populations.

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