After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Briefly describe previous literature regarding duration of therapy in Gram-negative bacteremia
2. Briefly describe the potential role of biomarkers guiding antibiotic durations of therapy
3. Discuss the study data evaluating the role of C-reactive protein in guiding antibiotic treatment duration for uncomplicated Gram-negative bacteremia.
Brandon Opitz, PharmD
PGY2 Infectious Diseases 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