Registration Not Required

10/30/2013 - "Do I Really Need to Give Everyone Vancomycin?"

Oct
30
Wed
Oct 30, 2013
Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

Known that most cellulitis is due to beta-hemolytic strep, yet treatment for MSRA is often included. Frequent over-treatment of skin and soft tissue infection with unnecessarily broad spectrum antimicrobials.

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

The Application of Antimicrobial Stewardship Principles to Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: "Do I Really Need to Give Everyone Vancomycin?"

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

1)    understand the need for improved antimicrobial use.

2)    identify bacterial pathogens associated with various skin and soft tissue infections and choose a treatment regimen to target these pathogens.

Professional practice gap to be addressed: Known that most cellulitis is due to beta-hemolytic strep, yet treatment for MSRA is often included.  Frequent over-treatment of skin and soft tissue infection with unnecessarily broad spectrum antimicrobials.

Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses

 

Instructor(s)

  • Trevor C. Vanschooneveld, M.D.

Contact

DeArliss Karsjen at 515-239-2135 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, October 30 12:10 PM to 1:10 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Trevor C. Vanschooneveld, M.D.

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

Upcoming Events

  • Childbirth Education One Day Class(First Saturday)

    An accelerated childbirth class for parents on the go. . Topics include: labor, delivery, breathing and relaxation tecniques, medications, epidurals, and medical procedures. This class does include a hospital Tour.

  • Safe Sitter Class - Aug. 4 & 5, 2014

    Safe Sitter® is a national, medically accurate babysitting training program taught by certified Safe Sitter®-trained instructors. The 2-day program is designed to prepare young adolescents for the responsibilities of babysitting.

  • Breastfeeding Class

    Information about what to expect during the beginning days of breastfeeding will be discussed to help make breastfeeding a positive experience. Current information on breast feeding will be presented.

  • 08/05/14 - Mallwalkers: My Healthy Plate

    Learn about managing portion sizes for healthy living. Make use of the “Plate Method” of meal planning to manage eating patterns at home and when eating out.

  • 08/05/14 - Women's Health Issues

    Women’s health/fitness to improve mobility & sense of well being. Katie Albrecht will discuss how to improve overall health.

Patient Privacy | Net Learning for Employees | MGMC PACS for Physicians
Emergency Preparedness

1111 Duff Avenue Ames, IA 50010 - 515-239-2011 - yourhealth.mgmc@mgmc.com

©2014 Mary Greeley Medical Center - All rights reserved.