Learning Lounge:
No allergists? No fear! Implementation of an Infectious Diseases Managed Penicillin Allergy Consult Service (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by ALK - See Affiliated Event Guide)
Friday, October 9, 2015: 12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall, Learning Lounge 2 (Booth 133)

Learning Objectives:


Emily Heil, PharmD

Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacy

Specialist Department of Pharmacy

University of Maryland Medical Center


Jacqueline Bork, MD

Instructor Department of Medicine,

Division of Infectious Diseases

University of Maryland School of Medicine


Learning Lounge Summary:

We will present our experience with implementing an infectious disease fellow managed penicillin allergy consult service that offers penicillin skin testing.  We will share how this program has helped to optimize antibiotic use at our institution and also the lessons we learned from the process.  See how you can leverage your ID trainees to facilitate implementation of skin testing at your institution.


RSVP:  Kristina.smith@alk.net

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

12:15 PM
12:45 PM

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