Learning Lounge:
Incorporation of a pharmacist-managed penicillin skin testing service into an antimicrobial stewardship program (Not Official IDWeek Programming - This activity is supporting ALK - See Affiliated Events Guide)
Friday, October 28, 2016: 1:15 PM-2:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall H, Learning Lounge 1 ( Booth 1300)

Learning Objectives:

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Presenter:

Nicholas Torney, Pharm.D., BCPS

Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist

Department of Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases Residency Program Director

Munson Medical Center

Traverse City, MI

Learning Lounge Summary:

Objectives:

    • Describe strategies for incorporating a pharmacist managed penicillin skin testing service into an existing antimicrobial stewardship program.

    • Identify potential barriers to successful implementation of a pharmacist managed penicillin skin testing service.

       

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

Presentations:
1:15 PM
Introduction to benefits of Penicillin Skin Testing for Antimicrobial Stewardship
1:20 PM
Presentation of strategies for incorporating a pharmacist managed penicillin skin testing service into an existing antimicrobial stewardship program.
1:45 PM
Q & A

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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