After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
- Discuss the use of procalcitonin in antimicrobial de-escalation
- Evaluate the limitations of procalcitonin in the clinical setting
- Analyze available data on the use of procalcitonin in SARS-Cov-2 with concern for superimposed bacterial pneumonia
- Apply this information to a patient case.
Taylor Hodle, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Baystate Medical Center
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
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.
- 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours