Product Detail

Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases and Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 45 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
DR. PAUL LANGLOIS, APN, PHD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
10/17/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV075125
Objectives
  1. Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics.
  2. Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice.
  3. Distinguish between different types of bacterial etiology and mechanisms of resistance.
  4. Compare empiric dosing of antimicrobials.
  5. Recognize important interactions between antimicrobials and other drugs.
  6. Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials.
  7. Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides).
  8. Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance.
  9. Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials.
  10. Differentiate local and global ecological factors affecting promotion of viral infection emergence.
  11. Plan for vaccines that are currently recommended for routine administration.
Outline

Bacterial Characteristics

  • Cell envelope characteristics
  • Gram stain procedures
  • Gram positive & Gram negative organisms

Antibiotic Prescribing Background

  • Interpreting culture & sensitivity
  • Inhibitory concentration vs. bactericidal concentration
  • Empiric vs. targeted therapy
  • Antibiogram

Medication Allergy vs. Adverse Effect

  • Defining true allergic response
  • PCN-Carbapenem cross reactivity

Antibiotic Resistance

  • MRSA
  • VRE
  • Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases
  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae
  • Carbapenemase

Drug Resistant Threats in the U.S.

  • C. Diff
  • CRE
  • Neisseria Gonorrhea
  • Tuberculosis

Current CDC Guidelines

  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Start and stop recommendations

NEW Antibiotics for 2017

  • Signs & symptoms
  • Causative organisms
  • Pharmacologic management
  • Non-pharmacologic management for:
    • Pneumonia
    • Bronchitis
    • Sinusitis
    • Pharyngitis
    • Acute Cystitis
    • Catheter-related UTIs
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    • Brain Abscess
    • Meningitis
    • Cellulitis
    • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    • Osteomyelitis
    • Influenza
    • Human & Animal bites

Common Effects of Antibiotics on Other Medications

  • Cardiac medications
  • Anti-seizure medications
  • Anticoagulants
  • Antifungal agents

Bioterrorism: Diagnosis & Treatment

  • Bacillus anthracis
  • Clostridium botulinum
  • Yersinia pestis
  • Francisella tularensis

CDC Immunization Schedule for Adults

  • Types of vaccines
  • Indications & Contraindications

Author

DR. PAUL LANGLOIS, APN, PHD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN

Dr. Paul Langlois is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neuro, CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 30 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening diseases, Dr. Langlois provides advanced-level training to nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians.

Dr. Langlois is committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients through advanced education. His presentations are evidence-based, timely and provide participants with case studies to facilitate critical thinking. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, Paul has developed several critical care and infection control institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of the cardiac and septic patient. Paul's cardiac protocols include: weaning from mechanical ventilation, pulmonary artery catheter and hemodynamic monitoring, vasoactive medications, ventricular assist devices, renal replacement therapy, and neurologic alterations after trauma.

His presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer practical tips that help make the most challenging concepts easy to understand. Linking knowledge to practice is the goal of every education program.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Paul Langlois has an employment relationship with Cook County Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Paul Langlois has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
Nurses, Advance Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Midwives, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants