LTC Consultant Pharmacist Antibiotic Stewardship Training Program: Session V
December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Note: Participants only need to register once for the year-long training series.
Session V: Microbiology 101 for the Consultant Pharmacist
Date/Time: Friday, December 15, 2023, 12:00 PM
Speaker: Richard Hankins, MD
Assistant Professor, UNMC Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship – Nebraska Medicine Bellevue
ACPE UAN: 0128-9999-23-035-H01-P
CPE: 1.0 contact hour / Knowledge-based CPE activity
- Explain how organisms are identified in the microbiology laboratory using traditional, non-culture
based, and rapid methods of identification.
- Define methods for susceptibility testing and interpretation of susceptibility results.
- Recognize resistance mechanisms of concern in long-term care, primarily extended-spectrum
Beta lactamase production and carbapenem resistance.