The Fast and the Furious: New Micro Tests and Hard Outcomes

November 18, 2021

This activity will address specimen-types for which rapid diagnostics can currently be applied to improve antibiotic prescribing. Different diagnostic tools will be appraised through their impact on antibiotic use and other antimicrobial stewardship metrics.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe the different specimen types for which rapid diagnostics can currently be applied
  2. Discuss how diagnostic tools can best be implemented to improve antibiotic prescribing
  3. Appraise different diagnostic tools through their impact on antibiotic use and other antimicrobial stewardship metrics

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Describe the different specimen types for which rapid diagnostics can currently be applied
  2. Define the role the pharmacy department can play in implementing and monitoring antibiotic use associated with rapid diagnostics
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
11/18/2021
Course expires: 
01/03/2022
Event starts: 
11/18/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
11/18/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members
 
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program
Vizient, Inc.
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Pharmacy Program
Vizient, Inc.
 
Course reviewer
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Pharmacy Program
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenters
 
Maureen Campion, PharmD, BCIDP
Senior Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Tufts Medical Center
 
Kirthana Beaulac, PharmD
Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
Emerson Hospital
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.
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Designation Statement:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-215-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-215-L04-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 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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