Dare to de-escalate? Antibiotic stewardship in febrile neutropenia

November 22, 2019

This activity will address the current guideline recommendations for antibiotic de-escalation for patients with febrile neutropenia and help with de-escalation strategies. Also, it will help with excessive antibiotic prescribing in this particular scenario.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. State the current recommendations for antibiotic de-escalation for patients with febrile neutropenia
  2. Describe antibiotic de-escalation strategies in primary literature

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Define febrile neutropenia and when antibiotics should be initiated
  2. Identify complications associated with excessive and unnecessary antibiotic utilization in patients with febrile neutropenia

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
11/22/2019
Course expires: 
01/05/2020
Event starts: 
11/22/2019 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
11/22/2019 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee members or speakers has anything to disclose
 
Planning committee members
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Vizient
 
Jackie Stokes, BA
Pharmacy Program Manager
Vizient
 
Course reviewer
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Vizient
 
Presenters
Jerrod Nagel, PharmD, BCIDP
Pharmacy Lead, Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship
Clinical Assistant Instructor
Director Infectious Diseases Residency
Michigan Medicine
 
Catherine Liu, MD
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship and OPAT Programs at Seattle Cancer Center Alliance
Fred Hutchinson Center Center Research Center
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
____________________________________________
 
Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-227-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-227-L01-T
 
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.