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AAENP January Webinar: Antibiotic Stewardship
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
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November 17, 2021 New date! January 19, 2022 Ι 12:00 PM CT

Antibiotic Stewardship
Presented by: Kortney Morrell, Pharm D

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Throughout this presentation, we will discuss empiric antibiotic coverage for various conditions in the emergency department setting. We will focus on "bugs and drugs" for specific disease states, in addition to identifying various patient characteristics (prior cultures, antibiotic allergies, etc) to select appropriate antibiotics for a given patient. Not everyone needs vanc + pip-tazo!

Learning Objectives
  • Recall appropriate antibiotics to treat a given bacteria ("bugs and drugs")
  • Identify empiric antibiotic therapy given a suspected source of infection
  • Navigate patient characteristics to select most appropriate antimicrobial therapy
Target Audience
  • Nurse Practitioners,
  • Physician Assistants,
  • Nurses,
  • Physicians
About the Presenter
Kortney Morrell is originally from the small town of Burlington, Connecticut. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2017. She went on to complete a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY followed by a PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Upon completion of her residency training, she started working at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center in 2019. Her professional interests include toxicology, drugs of abuse, and infectious diseases. Outside of pharmacy, Kortney enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, exploring local restaurants, and relaxing on the beach. In the last year, she even became an avid Peloton user!

Joint Accreditation Statement

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

Credit Designations
  • Physicians
    Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses
    Northwell Health designates this activity for (1) ANCC contact hours.
  • Physician Assistants
    Northwell Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for (1) AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • Psychologists
    Northwell Health designates this activity for (1) APA CE credits for psychologists.
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