CPE Program - Microbiology 101 - Springfield 8-14-2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Microbiology 101: What Pharmacists Wish They Knew


Natalie Tucker, PharmD, BCPS
Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency Program Director
HSHS St. John's Hospital
Springfield, IL


5:00 pm - Registration
6:00 pm - CPE Program
7:00 pm - Dinner on your own


Register below. There is no fee for ICHP members to attend this activity. Non-members who would like to earn CPE credit will be charged $20. There is no fee for non-members who do not want to earn CPE credit. Participants will be required to sign in at the start of the program.


American Harvest Eatery
3241 W Iles Ave
Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 546-8300

Learning Objectives:

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

1. Explain the process of culture work-up in the microbiology laboratory.
2. Outline different methodologies for determining organism susceptibilities.
3. Identify an organism as normal flora or a pathogen based on patient-specific factors.
4. Select an appropriate antimicrobial regimen based on culture and sensitivities.


ACPE logoACPE UAN # 0121-0000-18-061-L01-P
1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Type of Activity: Knowledge
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 hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

Attendees must complete a program evaluation online at www.CESally.com.

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

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 required 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.