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New Tools and Concepts for Antibiotic Stewardship
Published by Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group and Washington State Pharmacy Association




Summary
Dr. Elizabeth Farrington, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP will conduct a 1-hour knowledge-based continuing education webinar program. She will review the new scoring systems or laboratory test that can impact antibiotic selection and treatment regimens.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Review scoring systems developed for evaluating infants < 3 months with fever
2. Understand how using scoring systems in infants with fever decrease the number of cultures obtained and decreases antibiotic use.
3. Discuss the role of the pharmacist in implementing rapid identification programs (Real time PCR microbial/yeast rapid identification systems).
4. Recognize the multidisciplinary planning required in implementing a Rapid identification program.
5. Identify the characteristics required for the Newborn Keiser Sepsis calculator
6. Document the decrease in blood/urine and CSF cultures obtained and antibiotics initiated by implementing the Kaiser sepsis calculator.


Accreditation:
ACPE logo PPAG has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN # 0180-0000-19-002-L04-P

BCPPS Recertification Credit is also available for PPAG members if you select that pricing option during registration. Participants will be required to complete an evaluation and pass an exam in order to receive their certificate. Once the exam is passed, participants will receive 1 hour BCPPS credit.

The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPAG membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

Group Pricing: Group pricing is available through online registration for CE only. Groups will need to email Jennifer Chow at jennifer.chow@ppag.org their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit. Group Pricing is NOT available for BCPPS credit-in order for each person to complete a post-test.

Presenters
Dr. Elizabeth Farrington
Elizabeth Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS, BCNSP is a Pharmacist III in Pediatrics at the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina and is a Clinical...More
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Credit
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.

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