1. Discuss a new protocol for clarification/evaluation of reported penicillin allergy in specific patients
2. Explain the current issues related to vancomycin use and nephrotoxity
3. Understand laboratory tools (MRSA screenand Procalcitonin) to maximize appropriate antibiotic use for presumed pneumonia



 Jennifer J. Schimmel, MD
Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Erica Housman, Pharm D, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist Infectious Disease


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: 
05/24/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm 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

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