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Bugs & Drugs Symposium 2023

| 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:
Public Health Emergencies: Managing the Intersection of Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship
Rise in Syphilis in Colorado among Mothers and Babies
Decreasing Infection Risk and Harm Reduction in Persons who Inject Drugs
Updates in Antiviral Vaccines
Hot Ears:  Otitis Media or Externa
Hot Lungs: Best Practices for Common Respiratory Infections
Hot Bladders:  Treatment Duration
Zoonotic Diseases in Colorado
High-risk Patients:  Post-exposure Doxycycline for STI Prevention
Medical Tourism: Avoiding Potential Exposures

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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