SEP 25, 2019 09:00 AM PDT
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Optimizing Antimicrobial Stewardship for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) within the VA Health System

SPONSORED BY: bioMérieux Inc
C.E. CREDITS: P.A.C.E. CE | Florida CE
Speakers
  • Medical Director of Critical Care Services, Medical/Surgical ICU , Neurocritical Care ICU - Morton Plant Hospital
    Biography
      Dr. Devendra Amin, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University College, University of London in 1981 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease. He is currently the Medical Director of Critical Care Services, Medical/Surgical ICU and the Neurocritical Care ICU at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater where he has practiced since 1991.

    Abstract:

    DATE: September 25, 2019
    TIME: 9:00pm PDT

    This webinar will explore how VIDAS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT™ (procalcitonin) and BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Respiratory Panel results can optimize antimicrobial stewardship in patients with COPD.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand how to reduce antibiotic exposure with highly predictive low procalcitonin levels and positive highly multiplexed syndromic respiratory panel results                       
    • Understand the high incidence of unnecessary antibiotics in viral infections  

     

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