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Critical Care PRN Focus Session -- Guidance on the Guidelines: Hospital-Associated and Ventilator-Acquired Pneumonia, Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis, and Sepsis

Saturday, October 07, 2017 from 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: North Ballrooms 120 B&C

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-133-L01-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Drayton A. Hammond, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCCCPModerator: Drayton A. Hammond, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCCCP
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Medical and Cardiac Intensive Care, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Best Practices in Hospital-Associated and Ventilator-Acquired Pneumonia
1:45 PM

  • Joseph M. Swanson, Pharm.D., FCCM, BCPSSpeaker: Joseph M. Swanson, Pharm.D., FCCM, BCPS
    Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, Tennessee
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Learning Objectives
1. Identify key changes in the management of HAP and VAP with the updated 2016 guidelines.
2. Discuss risk stratification for empiric MRSA vs MSSA coverage and double coverage for Pseudomonas species.
3. Explain appropriate incorporation of the new guidelines into standard antimicrobial order sets.
Resolving Controversies in the Prevention of Stress-Related Mucosal Bleeding
2:15 PM

  • Robert MacLaren, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCMSpeaker: Robert MacLaren, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM
    Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Aurora, Colorado
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe the updates in the 2017 stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP) guidelines.
2. Evaluate the safety and efficacy data between histamine receptor-2 antagonists and proton pump inhibitors for SUP.
3. Discuss strategies to implement the new SUP guidelines in clinical practice.
Sepsis and Septic Shock Recognition and Management in 2017: Incorporating the Guidelines into Practice
2:45 PM

  • Scott Micek, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPSSpeaker: Scott Micek, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care; Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

Learning Objectives
1. Describe the changes to the diagnosis and early, directed therapy as outlined within the new 2017 sepsis guidelines.
2. Integrate the new guidelines into daily practice with a focus on sepsis as a new core measure.