Online - 2023 Pediatric Pharmacology Update: Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices - Updates & Clinical Pearls

Shannon Chan, PharmD and Mathew Mason, PharmD explain how to apply up to date best practices on antimicrobial prescribing consistent with the principle of antimicrobial stewardship. Shannon Chan, PharmD joined Nemours Children's Hospital, DE in 2003 and has since implemented the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. She currently serves as the Director of Pharmacy Clinical Operations. Mathew Mason, PharmD is an infectious disease pharmacist and the co-director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware since November 2022. This lecture was recorded at the 2023 Pediatric Pharmacology Update on October 6, 2023.

Target Audience

Nursing, physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists and pharmacy techs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

Apply local epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance to specific indications to determine optimal antimicrobial selection for empiric therapy

Discuss the role of shorter antibiotic courses for specific indications and evaluate the advantages compared to longer courses

 

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Allie Goetaski at alyssa.goetaski@nemours.org 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 MOC ABS – Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    The Nemours Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Nemours Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 0.75 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 0.75 contact hours.

  • 0.75 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 0.75 continuing education credits.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2025
Cost:
$0.00

Shannon Chan, PharmD and Mathew Mason, PharmD

Available Credit

  • 0.75 MOC ABS – Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    The Nemours Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Nemours Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 0.75 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 0.75 contact hours.

  • 0.75 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 0.75 continuing education credits.

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