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02/26/2014-Pneumonia in the Healthcare Setting: HCAP, HAP & VAP-Progress?

Feb
26
Wed
Feb 26, 2014
Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

A discussion on pneumonia in the health care setting and how to differentiate HCAP, HAP and VAP and the current treatments and techniques.

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

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

1)    Differentiate HCAP, HAP & VAP.

2)    Understand techniques for preventing HAP and VAP.

3)    Realize the pitfalls in diagnosing pneumonia that arises in the hospital.

4)    Acknowledge that shorter antibiotic duration for HAP/VAP may be beneficial to outcomes.

5)    Assess the utility of biomarkers (i.e., procalcitonin) to diagnose pneumonia as well as limit antibiotic duration.

Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses

Instructor(s)

  • Douglas Hornick, M.D.

Contact

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

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, February 26 12:10 PM to 1:10 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Douglas Hornick, M.D.

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

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