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The world of pharmacology, infectious diseases, and immunizations is constantly evolving.

As new guidelines are released, modern evidence published, and critical information updated… are you confident you can keep up with it?

You can with our new-and-improved online course — The Latest Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations: Now with Critical Coronavirus Updates.

This self-paced video training gives you:

  1. Practice at the forefront of current infectious disease evidence

  2. Insights into WHY an agent should be prescribed in a clinical scenario

  3. The confidence to know WHEN it’s safe to use a cephalosporin in a patient with a history of penicillin reaction

  4. Tips to combat bacterial resistance — with an emphasis on new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines

  5. Skills to expertly interpret culture and sensitivity results

  6. Up to 13.75 total contact hours – INCLUDING 8.6 pharmacology CE hours

  7. …And so much more!

Gain the most up-to-date knowledge you will want to share with your colleagues!

Get started today and become the pharmacology expert on your unit by your very next shift!

The Latest Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations:
Now with Critical Corona Virus Updates

Valued at $499.97 — Yours today for only $149.99!
Earn up to 13.75 total contact hours PLUS 8.6 pharmacology CE hours!!
Click here for CE credit details

See what your peers are saying about this care-elevating course:

The Latest Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations:
Now with Critical Corona Virus Updates

$499.97 Value
Just $149.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

It’s critical for your patients that you stay up-to-date on proper prescribing, patient education, and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases.

Here's what you'll cover in this state-of-the-art online training course:

Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians
— with Jason Cota, PharmaD, MS
  • Drug classes
  • Pharmacokinetic Properties
    • Concentration-dependent killing
    • Time-dependent killing
    • Post-antibiotic effect
  • Common interactions with other drugs
Antibacterial Allergies — Sulfa and Penicillin
  • Define true allergy
  • Sulfonamide antibiotics vs non-antibiotics
  • Penicillin — Cephalosporin cross-sensitivity
  • Differentiation
  • Normal flora
  • Common pathogens
Antibacterial Resistance — Contributing Factors
  • Trends
  • Mechanisms of resistance
  • Contributing factors
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus —
Community versus Hospital Acquired
  • Differentiating between CA- and HA-MRSA
  • Current clinical practice guidelines
  • Pharmacologic management
Enterobacteriaceae Resistance
  • Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)
    • What are ESBLs
    • Pharmacologic management
  • Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
    • What are CREs
    • Pharmacologic management
Urinary Tract Infections
  • Bacterial Etiology, Signs and Symptoms and Diagnosis
  • Cystitis and pyelonephritis
  • Complicated and uncomplicated
  • UTIs in pregnancy
  • Treatment (IDSA Guideline Treatment Algorithm)
    • Acute
    • Recurrent and relapse
Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Risk factors
  • Pharmacology management
  • Fecal Transplantation
  • Probiotics literature review
Community-Acquired Pneumonia
  • Bacterial etiology
  • Diagnosis
  • Typical vs. atypical
  • Treatment (IDSA/ATS Guidelines) and monitoring
    • Outpatient vs. inpatient
    • Empiric treatment
Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia
  • Bacterial etiology
  • Treatment (IDSA/ATS Guidelines)
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Sinusitis and pharyngitis
    • Etiology (Viral vs. Bacterial)
    • Treatment
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
  • Cellulitis
  • Bacterial etiology
    • Strep. vs. Staph. vs. MRSA
    • Signs & symptoms
    • Treatment (IDSA Guidelines)
  • Clinical features
  • Diagnosis
  • Pharmacology management
Immunizations (Adult)
  • Types of Vaccines
  • General recommendations
  • Contraindications & precautions

Infection Control Challenges: Real Risks for Patients and Staff
— with William “Barry” Inman, BA-BS, CIC
A Summary of Current Recommendations From the CDC, SHEA, IDSA, APIC and the Joint Commission
Health-Care Associated Infections: Strategies to Control-Reduce-Eliminate
  • Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
  • Surgical Site Infections
  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonias
  • Non-ventilator Associated Infections (overlooked HAI)
  • Central-Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
The Latest Multi-Drug Resistant Microorganism Guidelines
  • Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
  • Vancomycin resistant enterococcus
  • Acinetobacter baumannii
  • Avian vs. swine vs. seasonal influenza
  • H1N1 pandemic results
  • When to treat? When not to treat?
  • Treatment with anti-virals and antibiotics
  • New vaccines for flu
Vaccination Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel
  • Zoster/shingles
  • Pneumoccocal
  • MMR, Tdap, etc.
Emerging Infectious Diseases (Zoonotic)
  • Ebola: What we learned
  • Mosquito-borne ("Zika", Dengue, Chickungunya, West Nile)
  • Tick-borne (Lyme and Babesia)
  • Cryptosporidiosis
Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hepatitis B
    • Vaccination protocol for healthcare personnel
    • Staff follow-up after significant exposures
    • Treatments for persons chronically infected
    • Outbreaks in healthcare
  • Hepatitis C
    • Treatment "cures" in 12-24 weeks
    • Outbreaks in healthcare-dialysis settings
    • New one pill daily treatment
    • Healthcare exposure and appropriate prophylaxis
  • Today's best approaches to treatment
  • Skin testing vs. blood test for exposure
  • Follow-up guidelines for healthcare workers conversion testing

You’ll also get this Free bonus training!
Pharmacological Management of Infectious Diseases
— with Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN

Clinical expert Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, knows that choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging given the emerging trends in bacterial resistance.

In this incredible free training, Dr. Langlois discusses pharmacokinetic properties and new treatment guidelines for fungal infections, UTIs, pelvic inflammatory disease, cellulitis, diabetic foot infections, and multiple drug-resistant organisms. This video includes one additional pharmacology contact hour!

The Latest Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations:
Now with Critical Corona Virus Updates

Valued at $499.97 — Yours today for only $149.99!
Earn up to 13.75 total contact hours PLUS 8.6 pharmacology CE hours!!
Click here for CE credit details
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate effective pharmacology techniques into your practice. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating pharmacology skills in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 13.75 total contact hours – INCLUDING 8.6 PHARMACOLOGY CE hours! Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession.
Meet the Course Experts:

Jason Cota, PharmaD, 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 also has over 10 years of experience practicing as an infectious disease clinical pharmacist at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, where he is a credentialed provider with prescriptive authority.

Click here for information about Jason Cota

William “Barry” Inman, BA-BS, CIC, has 31 years of experience as an epidemiologist. He works for the Brevard County Health Department in Merritt Island, Florida and is a faculty member for Brevard Community College and the University of Central Florida teaching classes on infection control.

Click here for information about William Barry Inman

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.

Click here for information about Dr. Paul Langlois
The Latest Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations:
Now with Critical Corona Virus Updates

A $499.97 Value — Just $149.99 for a LIMITED TIME!
Up to 13.75 total contact hours PLUS 8.6 pharmacology CE hours included in the discounted price!!
Click here for CE credit details
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