Hot Topics in MDROs: Resistance & Diagnostic Testing

February 26, 2024

Description

Multidrug resistant pathogens pose serious challenges to healthcare facilities and delay in appropriate therapy has been associated with worse outcomes. Further, early detection of MDRO could allow for timely implementation of infection prevention measures. In this webinar, speakers will discuss tools and techniques for susceptibility testing and identification of MDROs, as well as methods in communicating test results to relevant stakeholders and the healthcare team.

Target Audience

Infection preventionists, epidemiologists, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, students, frontline staff, antimicrobial stewards, microbiologists

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize cognize commonly used tools and techniques in clinical laboratories for susceptibility testing and identification of MDROs.
  2. Employ collaborative methods in communicating test results to relevant stakeholders including the healthcare team.
  3. Identify how laboratory testing can support healthcare teams in effectively managing patients with resistant organisms.

 

Note: If you are unable to attend this live webinar, we will be recording and making it on-demand within 24 hours of the end webinar time.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The continuing education activities for pharmacists will be developed through a joint providership of ProCE, Inc. and SHEA. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    The Virginia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
02/15/2024
Course expires: 
02/15/2025
Event starts: 
02/26/2024 - 2:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/26/2024 - 3:00pm EST
Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standard for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose all financial relationship(s) with any ineligible company within the prior 24 months for any amount. SHEA identifies and mitigates all conflict of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners. 
 

Speakers:

Andrew Clark, PhD, D(ABMM)
UT Southwestern Medical Center
No relevant financial relationships to disclose 
 
Francesca Lee, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
 

Planners:

Eleena Bower, MPH, RN, LSSGB, CIC
Good Samaritan Hospital
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
 
Bernard Camins, MD
Mount Sinai Health System
*Advisory Board: Puro Lighting, LLC
 
Amanda Graves, MPH
Duke University 
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
 
Rachael Lee, MD, MSPH
University of Alabama
No relevant financial relationships to disclose
 
 
*All relevant financial relationships listed above have been mitigated
 
 
The 2023 Webinar Program Planning Committee assisted with the development of this program. You can view the 2023 LearningCE Program Committee Roster and Disclosures.

Accreditation Statements 

In support of improving patient care, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIANS: 

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
ABIM MOC Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to Joint Accreditation for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
 
By submitting a claim for ABIM MOC, you hereby give SHEA permission to share individual physician participation information with ABIM through JA PARS.

NURSES:

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 CNE credit. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHARMACISTS:

CPE Accreditation Statement for Pharmacists
SHEA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number has yet to be assigned to this activity. This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 1.00 live CPE contact hours (1.00 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE providers. 
 
Upon completion of this ACPE-approved activity, participants will receive 1.00 credits on their NABP e-Profile section of the CPE Monitor. It is the participant's responsibility to upload the correct NABP number and date of birth when submitting your evaluation. 
 

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The continuing education activities for pharmacists will be developed through a joint providership of ProCE, Inc. and SHEA. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    The Virginia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.00 Participation

Price

Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00
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