After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the rationale and principles of the "Essential Test Policy" to maintain quality patient care during prolonged periods of laboratory operational delays.
2. Discuss the impact of restricting Vancomycin level ordering to the Pharmacy. 
3. Discuss the impact of changing the Magnesium reference ranges on Magnesium utilization.


Vandita Johari, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Vice Chair, Department of Pathology
Baystate Medical Center 

Adam Pesaturo, PharmD
Critical Care Pharmacist 
Baystate Medical Center 

Erica Housman, PharmD 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Stewardship 
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
10/10/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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