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60 minutes
Date Published

April 3, 2019


Pediatric Pharmacy Association


Antibiotics, Pediatrics, Scoring Systems


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Dr. Elizabeth Farrington, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP will conduct a 1-hour knowledge-based continuing education webinar program. She will review the new scoring systems or laboratory test that can impact antibiotic selection and treatment regimens.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Review scoring systems developed for evaluating infants < 3 months with fever
2. Understand how using scoring systems in infants with fever decrease the number of cultures obtained and decreases antibiotic use.
3. Discuss the role of the pharmacist in implementing rapid identification programs (Real time PCR microbial/yeast rapid identification systems).
4. Recognize the multidisciplinary planning required in implementing a Rapid identification program.
5. Identify the characteristics required for the Newborn Keiser Sepsis calculator
6. Document the decrease in blood/urine and CSF cultures obtained and antibiotics initiated by implementing the Kaiser sepsis calculator.

ACPE logo PPAG has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN # 0180-0000-19-002-H04-P

The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPAG membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

Group Pricing: Group pricing is available through online registration for CE only. Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

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Dr. Elizabeth Farrington

Elizabeth Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS, BCNSP is a Pharmacist III in Pediatrics at the Betty H. Cameron... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

New Tools and Concepts for Antibiotic Stewardship - Video
New Tools and Concepts for Antibiotic Stewardship - Paper
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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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