After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:


  1. Discuss treatment options for the management of a resistant Enterobacterales VAP
  2. Discuss the evidence supporting the use of ceftazidime avibactam and high dose, extended infusion meropenem in VAP
  3. Apply PK/PD properties and CLSI/EUCAST breakpoints to antimicrobial selection in a patient case

Brandon Opitz, PharmD
PGY2 Infectious Disease Pharmacy Resident
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, May 31, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Live via Webex
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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