Vancomycin Pearls for Practice
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Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Nurse Practitioners, and all other prescribing providers.
- Discuss instances in which intravenous vancomycin orders may be considered for discontinuation.
- Identify key monitoring points for intravenous vancomycin.
Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP
Director, ID PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program
Manager, Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Program
Baptist Health South Florida
Richard L. Levine, M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist
Baptist Hospital, Doctors Hospital and South Miami Hospital
Chairman, Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee, Doctors Hospital
Baptist Health South Florida
Timothy P. Gauthier, Pharm. D., BCPS, BCIDP, faculty for this educational activity, is a consultant with Pattern Biosciences (formerly Klaris Diagnostics), DoseMeRx by Tabula Rasa, Pfizer and MeMed. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
Richard L. Levine, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
Mark Hauser, M.D., conference director for this activity, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.25 General certificate of attendance
- 0.25 Nurse Practitioners
- 0.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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