Continuing Education

Implementing the 2020 Vancomycin Guidelines: What Every Clinician Needs to Know

two people presenting a webinar on implementing the 2020 vancomycin guidelines

MAD-ID; Moderated by Michael J. Rybak, PharmD, MPH, PhD with presentations by Emily L. Heil, PharmD and Erin K. McCreary, PharmD
Goal: Present different experiences and lessons learned implementing both the Bayesian and 2-level, post dose 1-compartment methods
CE Credit: 1.5 hours to participants passing a post-event learning assessment quiz
Supported by an unrestricted grant from InsightRx, Cepheid and Merck Sharp & Dhome

Optimizing Vancomycin Therapy: Transitioning from trough based to AUC/MIC based dosing

DoseMeRx; presented by Luigi Brunetti, PharmD, MPH
Goal: apply AUC based vancomycin dosing strategies using Bayesian dosing software using patient case examples and discuss strategies for incorporating AUC based dosing approaches into clinical workflow
CE Credit: 0.5 hours through July 31, 2022

Bayesian Dosing: Hitting the Bullseye – Antimicrobial targets and practical dosing methods

DoseMeRx; presented by Robert McLeay, PhD
Goals: Compare different dosing methods to reach a target concentration or area under the curve (AUC) and summarize when Bayesian dosing is an appropriate method to individualize patient pharmacotherapy
CE Credit: 1.0 hours through July 31, 2022


Implementing the 2020 Vancomycin Guidelines

DoseMeRx; Moderated by Kristi Kuper, PharmD, BCPS with presentations by Tom Lodise, PharmD, PhD and Ethan Smith, PharmD, BCIDP
Goal: Review the research behind the 2020 vancomycin therapeutic guidelines and discuss key learnings throughout a facility’s conversion to AUC-based monitorin


New Vancomycin Guidelines

American Society for Microbiology: Editors in Conversation; hosted by Cesar A. Arias, MD, MSc, PhD, with presentations by Dr. Catherine Liu, MD, and Michael J. Rybak, PharmD, MPH, PhD

Vancomycin Monitoring Guidelines

AJHP Voices; Moderated by William Zellmer, BSPharm, MPH, Contributing editor of AJHP with presentations by Jennifer Le, PharmD, MAS, FIDSA, FCCP, HCSHP, BCPS-ID, and Michael J. Rybak, PharmD, MPH, PhD


Vancomycin Dosing: From Trough to AUC

InsightRx Inc. and Premier Inc.; presentations by Michael J. Rybak, PharmD, MPH, PhD and Stacey Whitcomb, CIC, CLS
Goals: assess how AUC standardizes pharmacokinetic dosing and minimizes adverse events, discuss optimization of cost of care through fewer lab sample draws and review integration of AUC dosing into TheraDoc® workflow

A Brief Introduction to Vancomycin Bayesian Modeling

ClinCalc; presentation by Sean P. Kane, PharmD, BCPS
Goal: review the basics of using Bayesian modeling to more accurately dose vancomycin


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