When Life Gives You Lymes: Management of Common Tick-Borne Infections

October 28, 2021

This activity will help provide all pharmacists at UPMC Central Pa with a baseline knowledge of the identification and management of common tick-borne infections that may be encountered in admitted patients. Using this knowledge, they will be able to make appropriate recommendations to optimize care.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize risk factors for common tick-borne infections in humans.

2. Interpret diagnostic tests for various tick-borne infections.

3. Recommend strategies for the prevention of tick-borne infections.

4. Design pharmacologic regimens for the management of tick-borne 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.
Course opens: 
10/28/2021
Course expires: 
11/28/2021
Event starts: 
10/28/2021 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
10/28/2021 - 6:00pm

This activity will help provide all pharmacists at UPMC Central Pa with a baseline knowledge of the identification and management of common tick-borne infections that may be encountered in admitted patients. Using this knowledge, they will be able to make appropriate recommendations to optimize care.

UPMC Pinnacle
harrisburg, PA
United States

Katherine Mersinger, PharmD

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

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.
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