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Dr. Eric Wombwell, PharmD, and Board Certified Infectious Disease Pharmacist will be your guide in this seminar, as you learn the latest evidence in the pharmacology of infectious diseases and application of this evidence to enhance your clinical pharmacy practice.
With new antibiotics, vaccines, treatment guidelines, and evidence-based research continuously becoming available, the need to stay up-to-date is an imperative for pharmacists. The CDC recommends that pharmacists receive ongoing education about a variety of areas, including adverse reactions to antibiotics, antibiotic resistance and optimal prescribing.
Dr. Wombwell will draw attention to clinical situations where antibiotics are overprescribed, unnecessarily used, and underutilized in the treatment of infections. He will provide approaches to improve antibiotic use in these situations—resulting in reduced antibiotic cost, resistance, and collateral damage, improving patient outcomes in both outpatient and inpatient environments.
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The need for robust antibiotic stewardship has never been more pressing. Purchase today!
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards. The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.
Successful completion of this Application-based self-study program qualifies for 6.3 self-study contact hours. PESI, Inc. is on probation as an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Next scheduled review: June 2021. ACPE Universal Program Number: 0289-0000-21-004-H01-P. This activity was originally released on 03/05/2024 and is valid until 03/05/2024. No partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance. Please note: Pharmacists are required to view the program in its entirety, complete a program evaluation and achieve a passing score of 80% or higher on a post-test in order to have their participation submitted to ACPE. A valid NABP e-Profile ID and Birthdate (MM/DD) will be required for reporting. Don’t have your e-Profile ID yet? Visit the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) website and complete your e-profile at https://nabp.pharmacy/ in order to obtain your NABP e-Profile ID.
|Manual - Pharmacology of Infectious Disease (10.5 MB)||178 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Eric Wombwell, PharmD, BCIDP, is a board certified infectious diseases pharmacist and Clinical Associate Professor for the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Pharmacy. Wombwell is responsible for developing clinical and educational initiatives designed to optimize student learning. He is active in lecturing, research and hospital pharmacy practice.
Dr. Wombwell completed his PharmD degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City, followed by an ASHP accredited pharmacy practice residency at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. Upon residency completion, Wombwell accepted a full-time non-tenured clinical faculty position at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Pharmacy. His responsibilities include teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students in a variety of courses, with special emphasis in the area of infectious diseases. As part of this position, Wombwell serves as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, working as part of the multidisciplinary team, providing care to acutely ill patients at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri. In addition, Wombwell functions in an adjunct faculty capacity with the University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Dentistry, where he is responsible for teaching infectious diseases curricular content to dental students in the Pharmacology and Therapeutics course series.
Dr. Wombwell has more than 20 peer-reviewed publications on pharmacy and medication-related topics, and has delivered more than 50 invited presentations locally and nationally for continuing education to various health-professional audiences. He has been named Teacher-of-the-Year in various capacities 7 times, "Missouri Pharmacist Association - UMKC Faculty Member of the Year" in 2016, and received the "UMKC Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching" in 2014.
Financial: Eric Wombwell is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Eric Wombwell has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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Considerations for Successful Empiric Therapy
Interpretation of Microbiologic Test Results
Antibiotic Related Allergies– Penicillin and ‘Sulfa’
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Urinary Tract Infections
Clostridium Difficile Infection
Inpatient and outpatient pharmacists engaged in review of antimicrobial prescription orders. In particular, those pharmacists interested in obtaining further antimicrobial expertise to aid in the care of patients with infectious diseases through optimal antimicrobial drug choice, route, dose, and duration of use.
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