Need help staying current on recent changes in clinical practice guidelines? This session is for you! These 20-minute practical presentations will provide a practical review of recent updates in clinical practice guidelines for diabetes, clostridium difficile, hospital-acquired pneumonia, and antiemetics. Listen to a quick summary of what’s changed and how to apply these changes to patients in your practice.
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Summarize new key points included in the 2018 American Diabetes Association guidelines.
2. Apply updated treatment recommendations from 2018 American Diabetes Association guidelines to patient cases.
3. Utilize the 2017 IDSA/SHEA C. difficile guideline to choose an appropriate therapy plan for patients based on their patient preferences, clinical presentation and number of recurrences.
4. Recognize the common pathogens implicated in hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP).
5. Formulate an optimal treatment plan for HAP including drug selection, dosing, route, frequency and duration.
6. Identify changes to antiemetic prophylaxis regimens based on the updated 2017 ASCO Antiemetic Guidelines.
7. Ensure appropriate antiemetic prophylaxis is prescribed based on chemotherapy regimen and unique patient treatment scenarios.
*CEI provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. If there are two failed attempts, the participant will not receive CPE credit.
Financial Support: There was no financial support provided for this activity.
Activity Fee: An activity fee of $10.00 will be assessed for grading the exam instrument and issuing the CE Statement of Credit.