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Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations

November 17th, 2022, from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central
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*Up to 6.25 Pharmacology CE hours available for an additional fee. Register for more information.
Get Critical New Updates from a Board-Certified Infectious Diseases Pharmacist

Eric Wombwell will break down complex topics such as spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics, and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes into easy-to-understand, usable information that you will use every day.

You’ll discover the newest antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines…and leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for every patient you treat.

By the end of this one-day training you’ll be able to confidently...
  • Recommend antibiotics in response to microbiologic testing results 
  • Select empiric coverage for resistant bacteria 
  • Choose antibiotics with the lowest risk: benefit outcomes  
  • Avoid specific antibiotics based on side effect profiles 
  • Prescribe newly approved antimicrobials 
Considerations for Successful Empiric Therapy
  • Spectrum of activity for commonly used antibiotics
  • Normal flora for infectious sites
  • Resistance associated with common bacteria
  • Pharmacodynamic influences on antibiotic dosing
Interpretation of Microbiologic Test Results 
  • Gram stain results
  • Culture and sensitivity results
  • Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) evaluation
  • PCR results
Antibacterial Resistance
  • Trends
  • Mechanisms of resistance
  • Contributing factors
  • Antibiotic stewardship concepts
Antibiotic Related Allergies– Penicillin and ‘Sulfa’
  • Define true allergy versus side effect
  • Penicillin allergy and cephalosporin cross sensitivity 
  • ‘Sulfa’ allergy
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
  • Streptococcus pyogenes vs. MRSA
  • Review evidence for antibiotic management
  • Review IDSA treatment guidelines
  • Vancomycin AUC/MIC monitoring
Pneumonia
  • Review evidence for pathogen etiology
  • Review evidence for antibiotic management
  • IDSA/ATS community-acquired pneumonia treatment guidelines
  • Resistance risk factors and management
  • Review new antibiotics for MDR infections
Influenza
  • Review evidence for vaccine timing and use in older adults
  • Review of clinical trial data for therapeutics
  • Review IDSA/CDC treatment guidelines
Urinary Tract Infections
  • Review evidence for resistance trends
  • Review of clinical trial data for therapeutics
  • Antibiotics for MDR infections
Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Risk factor evidence review
  • Compare antibiotic risk levels
  • Review IDSA treatment guidelines
  • Review of clinical trial data for therapeutics
  • Probiotics prophylaxis evidence review
Free Live Virtual Event
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations
November 17th, 2022, from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*Up to 6.25 Pharmacology CE hours available for an additional fee. Register for more information.
Exclusive training from one of our most popular speakers:

Eric Wombwell

Eric Wombwell’s ability to make complex pharmacology topics interesting and applicable to real practice has made him one of our favorite faculty. Now you can join one of his highly sought-after live trainings without even leaving your house. 

This is your chance to learn essential prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common, and not so common infections. Get the answers to your most important questions – directly from an expert.

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Free Live Virtual Event
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations
November 17th, 2022, from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*Up to 6.25 Pharmacology CE hours available for an additional fee. Register for more information.

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