Beta-Lactam Allergy: An Overview and Stewardship Strategies

Learn about pharmacists' expanding role on this important topic.

Target Audience

all pharmacists

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1)List different types of drug hypersensitivity
2) Describe the risks for cross-reactivity between beta-lactams and strategies to avoid ADRs
3) Discuss penicillin and cephalosporin allergy testing
4) Discuss graded drug challenge v. desensitization
5) Discuss antimicrobial stewardship strategies to address drug allergies- allergy assessment, skin test, documentation

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ACPE
    The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
01/28/2021
Course expires: 
01/23/2023
Cost:
$10.00
Rating: 
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 Wonhee So, PharmD, BCPS,BCDIP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Long Island University College of Pharmacy, Brooklyn NY

 

No  conflicts of interest exist with this presenter

 

ACPE   UAN   0042-0000-21-003-H01-P

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ACPE
    The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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