Is testing for ESBL production necessary? A pro/con debate_Live

January 12, 2022

This activity will impact the interprofessional healthcare team by education clinicians on this topic that is not well understood by the general healthcare population, and often extensively discussed/debated and managed by infectious diseases specialists. This session will highlight the importance of how to recognize an ESBL-producing organism, define generally accepted treatment options based on the type of infection, and present clinical scenarios where there is still controversy based on the available scientific evidence.

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Pharmacist
Physician

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss pros of testing for ESBL production in ceftriaxone-non-susceptible Enterobacterales

2. Describe cons of testing for ESBL production in ceftriaxone-non-susceptible Enterobacterales

3. Determine how microbiology laboratories and antimicrobial stewardship teams can collaborate to improve care of patients with multidrug-resistant infections

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/12/2022
Course expires: 
02/12/2022
Event starts: 
01/12/2022 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
01/12/2022 - 1:00pm

This activity will impact the interprofessional healthcare team by education clinicians on this topic that is not well understood by the general healthcare population, and often extensively discussed/debated and managed by infectious diseases specialists. This session will highlight the importance of how to recognize an ESBL-producing organism, define generally accepted treatment options based on the type of infection, and present clinical scenarios where there is still controversy based on the available scientific evidence.

Webinar
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Pranita Tamma, MD
James (Jim) Lewis III, PharmD 
 

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Pharmacy (CPE)|
This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

Other Healthcare Professionals:
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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