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: 
06/18/2020
Course expires: 
08/05/2020
Event starts: 
06/18/2020 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
06/18/2020 - 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
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient
 
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program Services
Vizient
 
Course reviewer
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Vizient
 
Presenters
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.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-100-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-100-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 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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