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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.

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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

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