Management of Pneumonia (CAP, HAP and VAP)

January 11, 2021

The purpose of this education module is to provide an update to pharmacist on the current recommendations for community, hospital, and ventilator required pneumonia. This module will consist of independent study which will then be applied to interactive case studies so the concept learned can be applied to patient scenarios.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate between criteria for CAP, HAP, and VAP using a patient case
  2. Identify guideline recommendations for the treatment of pneumonia using a patient case
  3. Determine empiric antimicrobial therapy for CAP, HAP, and VAP using a patient case
  4. Identify opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship in regard to CAP, HAP, and VAP using a patient case

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
01/11/2021
Course expires: 
03/05/2021
Event starts: 
01/11/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
01/11/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
 
Planning committee members
Katelyn Quartuccio, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Marie Pry, PharmD
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Course reviewer
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Vizient
 
Presenter
Samantha Sherry, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center
 
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and University of Rochester Medical Center.  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 Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-070-L01-P
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 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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