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NTDP***FALL 2020: Infectious Disease (CNS & Parasitic) Module


Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

4.00

CE Units

0.400

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Accreditation Statement: Howard University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

   

Objectives

  • Describe the clinical presentation of CNS infections, the pathophysiology of CNS infections, and usage of antimicrobial therapy.
  • List the goals of treatment for CNS infections and explain how to create empiric regimens and resistance issues in terms of antimicrobial treatment.
  • Identify the management of close contacts of patients diagnosed with CNS infections.
  • Name and describe the roles of vaccines, prophylactic treatments, adjunctive therapies in CNS infections, the brand, generic, and role of treatment in pregnancy categories.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Monika N. Daftary, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID, AAHIVP
Professor, Howard University, College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0010-0000-20-047-H01-P

Release Date: Nov 1, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Oct 30, 2023

CE Hours

2.00
   

   

Objectives

  • Identify the epidemiology, life cycle, resistance patterns of various parasitic infections including malaria, amebiasis, and giardiasis.
  • Explain appropriate pharmacotherapy choices for the above-mentioned parasitic infections.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Monika N. Daftary, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID, AAHIVP
Professor, Howard University, College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0010-0000-20-046-H01-P

Release Date: Nov 1, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Oct 30, 2023

CE Hours

2.00