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Pharmacology Webinar Recordings: Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship

Pharmacology Webinar Recordings: Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship

Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship

Jaclyn Ripley, PharmD Pediatric Clinical Specialist, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL; Melissa Miller, PharmD Pediatric Clinical Manager, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL Susan Meier, APRN DNP NNP-BC, Pediatrix Medical Group

Presented Thursday, December 11, 2014

This is a recording of a live webinar.  You will need internet access to view the recording.

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Product Details

Antimicrobial agents are a diverse group of medications and one of the most commonly prescribed medications in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. The implementation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program is an important process improvement measure to increase medication safety. This discussion will focus on commonly utilized antimicrobial agents in the NICU population, mechanisms of action, monitoring parameters, and adverse events associated with these agents. The implementation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program will also be discussed highlighting the program goals, methodology, and potential benefits.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize infectious organisms common to the neonatal population.
  2. Explain the mechanism of action and monitoring parameters for commonly prescribed antimicrobial agents.
  3. Provide common adverse events and toxicities associated with frequently prescribed antimicrobial agents.
  4. Summarize negative consequences of prolonged antimicrobial therapy.
  5. Detail the goals, methodology, and potential benefits of an antimicrobial stewardship program.

Credits: 1 CNE contact hour; 1 Pharmacology hour

Initial release date: December 11, 2014  Planned Review Date: December 11, 2015

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