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Bugs & Drugs Symposium

| All Day
Contact :
Karen Mellis
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This conference is jointly provided by the University of Colorado College of Nursing Office of Continuing Nursing Education and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This symposium focuses on updated diagnoses and treatments of infectious diseases. It includes didactic presentations with audience participation, small group lectures, and case presentations. The goal of the course is to have participants leave with a skill set that will improve their clinical practice related to infectious diseases.

Topics Include:
Outpatient Antivirals for COVID: Updates on Vaccines
When and How to Consult Infectious Disease about Your Patients
Antibiotic Dosing Considerations (weight, pregnancy, etc.)
Mechanisms of Resistance: Interpreting Cultures & Sensitivities
New Antibiotics in Primary Care

Track One
Insect & Animal Bites in Primary Care
Vaccine Confidence
Point of Care Testing

Track Two
Care of Immunosuppressed Patients
OI Prophylaxis in non-HIV Patients
Antibiotic Allergies

Target Audience:
Advanced practice nurses, RNs, pharmacists, PAs, physicians and allied health professionals.

Continuing Education:
Nursing (NCPD Credit - will include pharmacology hours for APRNs)..

The University of Colorado College of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A Continuing Nursing Professional Development certificate will be emailed to participants within 30 days after the conference.

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