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Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacy

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What's 'Pneu' with Pneumonia?

  • Davios Italian Restaurant 3500 Peachtree Road Atlanta, GA 30326 (map)

Registration will begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.  Note that the start time is 6 pm (30 minutes earlier than usual).

The CE portion of the meeting, “What’s pneu with Pneumonia?  IDSA Guideline Update” will be presented by Victoria Carroll, PharmD, BCPS, Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

PROGRAM GOAL: The goal of this knowledge-based activity is to review the updated 2016 IDSA guidelines on the management of hospital-acquired (HAP) and ventilator-associated (VAP) pneumonia.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the major changes in the 2016 IDSA/ATS HAP and VAP guidelines

  • Outline empiric antibiotic treatment options for HAP/VAP

  • Identify the optimal duration of antibiotic therapy

  • Define how to develop a HAP/VAP clinical practice guideline

  • Discuss the major changes in the 2016 IDSA/ATS HAP and VAP guidelines

  • Outline empiric antibiotic treatment options for HAP/VAP

  • Identify the optimal duration of antibiotic therapy

The Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacists is an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

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