WCSHP CPE Program - Peoria 5-22-2018 - MRSA

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia: Clinical Pearls and Treatment Principles


Ashley Walter, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Peoria, IL


6:00 pm - Registration & Dinner
6:30 pm - CPE Program


Register below. Non-members will be charged $20 to attend. This program is free to ICHP members. However, members who do not attend and do not cancel within 48 hours of the program will be charged $20.00 to cover expenses. All charges will be on hold and processed after the meeting. Members who register and do attend the meeting, will not be charged the fee.


OSF St. Francis Medical Center
7th Floor Auditorium
530 NE Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL 61637

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity, pharmacist participants should be able to:

1. Recognize potential sources of Staphylococcus aureus infection and recommended duration of treatment.
2. Review the recommended empiric agents and targeted agents to treat staphylococcal bloodstream infections.
3. Discuss current literature comparing treatment options for Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
    At the conclusion of this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity, pharmacy technician participants should be able to:

    1. Define 'bacteremia' and the potential consequences of mismanaging the treatment.
    2. Discuss the recommended minimum duration of treatment for bacteremias.
    3. Recall preferred agents to treat methicillin-susceptible staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and why intravenous antibiotics are preferred over oral.

      ACPE logoACPE UAN # 0121-0000-18-043-L01-P & 0121-0000-18-043-L01-T
      1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Type of Activity: Knowledge-based
      The Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This activity provides 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

      To receive your CPE credit, you will need to complete the online evaluation forms at www.CESally.com and then your credit will automatically be reported to CPE Monitor. Information on accessing the online evaluation system will be provided at the meeting.

      Target Audience: This knowledge-based activity was developed for Health-System Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians.

      PTCB requires CPhTs to earn only pharmacy technician-specific (‘T-specific’) credit to qualify for recertification. In addition, PTCB allows 5 hours of in-service training, however, no inservice training will qualify for CE starting in 2018. Please advise all pharmacy technicians at your site of these requirements.

      CPE Monitor: When registering for this program, you will be asked to provide your NABP e-Provile ID # and Birthday. This information will be required by any participants seeking CPE credit.  Visit www.ichpnet.org/cpemonitor/ for information about CPE Monitor and how to obtain your NABP ID.

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      This program is free to ICHP members. However, you must still complete the check-out process to register.