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Knowledge-Based CPE Session on Antimicrobial Stewardship
2.0 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs)
Tuesday March 10, 2015
The Crowne Plaza at the Crossings
801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886
Part 1: Pulling Back the Curtains on the Microbiology Lab
Diane Gomes, PharmD
Antimicrobial Stewardship Fellow
Part 2: Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Beyond the Executive Order
Jacob Morton, PharmD
4:15 PM Registration
5:00 PM Buffet Dinner Starts
5:15-6:15 PM Part 1
6:15-6:30 PM Break
6:30-7:30 PM Part 2
Please register on-line only. Please do not mail in registrations. Fees are payable at sign-in or online via Paypal Online: www.rishp.org. Refund requests must be made by written request and are at the discretion of the RISHP Board of Directors.
Upon completion of this learning activity, pharmacist participants will be able to:
Explain the differences between organism colonization versus infection.
Describe the different types of microbiology testing methods used to identify pathogens and determine antimicrobial susceptibility.
State the relationship between rapid diagnostic tests and antimicrobial stewardship.
Describe key concepts contained in the presidential executive order.
Discuss the implications of the executive order on antimicrobial stewardship.
Review clinical pearls applicable in combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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