Objectives

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.

Faculty

Brandon Opitz, PharmD

PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident
Pharmacist
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

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.                                                               

Session date: 
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
LIVE Video Conference
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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