New vancomycin guidelines - Lessons learned and best practices

June 18, 2020

This activity will present the new safety guidelines to ensure hospitals are using Vancomycin as safely and effectively as possible in adults and pediatrics.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. List the key recommendations from the new vancomycin dosing guideline
  2. Identify the challenges and successful use of vancomycin AUC dosing in clinical practice
  3. Describe the evidence supporting the use of AUC monitoring for pediatric patients
  4. List dosing strategies for a variety of pediatric populations (e.g. neonates, cystic fibrosis, oncology)

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Describe monitoring parameters for vancomycin to ensure safety in pediatric patients
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/18/2020 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/18/2020 - 2:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program Services
Course reviewer
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Kristin Klein, PharmD
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist
Michigan Medicine
Lina Meng, PharmD, BCCCP, BCIDP
Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist
Stanford Healthcare
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:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-100-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-100-L01-T
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


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