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ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Bad Bugs, ‘New’ Drugs: Updates on Antibiotic Treatment Options for Multidrug Resistant Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Webcast – 1 CE

Activity Overview

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a major problem both nationally and globally. Novel antibiotic options are being developed for treatment of multidrug resistant Gramnegative bacterial infections.

This activity is intended to make pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and nurses aware of these novel antibiotics to recognize their potential clinical utility, pharmacology, adverse effects, and clinical pearls as well as evaluate available literature on their use for treatment of such infections.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review common resistance mechanisms among Gram-negative bacteria
  2. Describe novel antibiotic agents based on their pharmacological properties and spectrum of activity
  3. Evaluate the role of novel antibiotic agents in the treatment of multidrug resistantGram-negative bacterial infections based on emerging clinical data

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review common resistance mechanisms among Gram-negative bacteria
  2. List novel antibiotic agents based on their pharmacological properties and spectrum of activity
  3. Review literature on how novel antibiotic agents affects multidrug resistant Gram negative bacterial infections

Nurse Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review common resistance mechanisms among Gram-negative bacteria
  2. List novel antibiotic agents based on their pharmacological properties and spectrum of activity
  3. Review literature on how novel antibiotic agents affects multidrug resistant Gram negative bacterial infections

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Accreditation Statement

ACPEAchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268.
Start Date: 07/14/2022
Expiration Date: 01/14/2023

Faculty Information

Wesley D. Kufel, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS, AAHIVP is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Binghamton, NY. He is also a clinical infectious diseases pharmacist at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY, where he provides clinical services for the antimicrobial stewardship program and the infectious diseases consultation teams. He also holds an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Wesley D. Kufel, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS, AAHIVP, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Jaimini Patel, RPh and Pete Kreckel, RPh, planners for this educational event, also have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Webcast

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Credits

1.0 Contact Hour

Category

Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

Target Audience

Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Nurses

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist:
0657-0000-22-040-H01-P
Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-22-040-H01-T

Activity Release Date

April 8, 2022

Activity Expiration Date

April 8, 2025

Cost

$10.00

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Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

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Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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