ACOS eLearning Series: January 2020

The new ACOS eLearning Series will provide 3 weeks of learning as a bundle. 

Target Audience: All. Entry-level (0-5 years of experience); Mid-level (6-10 years of experience); Senior level (11+ years of experience)

Session One Date/Time: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET

Session One Title: Infections in the Surgical Patient. What Does the Gram Stain Reveal?

Session One Description

The most common infectious diseases in the hospital setting include pneumonia, bacteremia, intra-abdominal, and urinary tract infections.  Appropriate antibiotic selection is critical when an infectious process is suspected. Surgery practitioners should be confident in the interpretation of the microbiological data. This webinar will discuss the specimen, Gram stain, and likely pathogens for common infectious diseases in the hospitalized patient.


Session Two Date/Time: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6PM ET

Session Two Title: Recent Developments in Nutrition Support and Clinical Application in the Surgical Patient

Session Two Description

Nutrition Support in the surgical patient population is important to compliment wound healing.  It has been reported that malnutrition is linked with impaired wound healing. This webinar will review the history associated with nutrition support/metabolic management, discuss assessment, and update the participant on the most recent guidelines. 


Session Three Date/Time: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6PM ET

Session Three Title: The Journal Club Survey: A Strategy to Keeping Current with Published Literature

Session Three Description

Evidence-base medicine is continually being published. Identifying time to keep current on literature is challenging. Hence, developing a strategy of life-long learning is important.  This webinar will offer strategies to enhance one’s professional development by providing a structure to keep abreast of newly published literature.


All sessions will be presented by: Lisa Hall Zimmerman, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP, Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care and Nutrition Support

For each completed session you will earn 0.75 Category 1-A CME credits for a total of 2.25 credits for the entire series. 

 

  • The Journal Club Survey: A Strategy to Keeping Current with Published Literature

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The Journal Club Survey: A Strategy to Keeping Current with Published Literature

    Session Description

    Evidence-base medicine is continually being published. Identifying time to keep current on literature is challenging. Hence, developing a strategy of life-long learning is important.  This webinar will offer strategies to enhance one’s professional development by providing a structure to keep abreast of newly published literature.

    Learning Objectives

    During this webinar, participants will learn to:

    1. Describe the structure of a journal club survey

    2. Evaluate how to cover multiple articles on a monthly basis

    3. Identify colleagues to participate in the journal club survey

    Lisa Hall Zimmerman, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP

    Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care and Nutrition Support

    Dr. Lisa Hall Zimmerman is a Critical Care / Nutrition Support Clinical pharmacist with a BS in Pharmacy from Auburn University, Doctor of Pharmacy from Samford University, and a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She has served as a residency program director three residencies: the PGY2 Critical Care, the PGY2 Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI and the PGY2 Critical Care (2016-2019) at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Dr. Hall Zimmerman is a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, a Board-Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, and a Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist.

     

  • Recent Developments in Nutrition Support and Clinical Application in the Surgical Patient

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Recent Developments in Nutrition Support and Clinical Application in the Surgical Patient

    Session Description

    Nutrition Support in the surgical patient population is important to compliment wound healing.  It has been reported that malnutrition is linked with impaired wound healing. This webinar will review the history associated with nutrition support/metabolic management, discuss assessment, and update the participant on the most recent guidelines.

     

    Learning Objectives

    During this webinar, participants will:

    1. Review the history associated with nutrition support

    2. Provide resources for specific patient populations in need of nutrition

    3. Discuss nutrition assessment with determining energy and protein requirements

    4. Evaluate the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition / Society of Critical Care Medicine Guidelines

    Lisa Hall Zimmerman, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP

    Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care and Nutrition Support

    Dr. Lisa Hall Zimmerman is a Critical Care / Nutrition Support Clinical pharmacist with a BS in Pharmacy from Auburn University, Doctor of Pharmacy from Samford University, and a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She has served as a residency program director three residencies: the PGY2 Critical Care, the PGY2 Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI and the PGY2 Critical Care (2016-2019) at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Dr. Hall Zimmerman is a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, a Board-Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, and a Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist.

     

  • Infections in the Surgical Patient. What Does the Gram Stain Reveal?

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Infections in the Surgical Patient. What Does the Gram Stain Reveal? The most common infectious diseases in the hospital setting include pneumonia, bacteremia, intra-abdominal, and urinary tract infections. Appropriate antibiotic selection is critical when an infectious process is suspected. Surgery practitioners should be confident in the interpretation of the microbiological data. This webinar will discuss the specimen, Gram stain, and likely pathogens for common infectious diseases in the hospitalized patient.

    Session Description

    The most common infectious diseases in the hospital setting include pneumonia, bacteremia, intra-abdominal, and urinary tract infections.  Appropriate antibiotic selection is critical when an infectious process is suspected. Surgery practitioners should be confident in the interpretation of the microbiological data. This webinar will discuss the specimen, Gram stain, and likely pathogens for common infectious diseases in the hospitalized patient.   

    Learning Objectives

    During this webinar, participants will:

    1. Discuss Gram stain and associated microbiology

    2. Review the impact of microbiology data

    3. Identify the potential causes of fever

    4. Identify pathogens associated with infections to design a therapeutic plan to optimize treatment

    Lisa Hall Zimmerman, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP

    Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care and Nutrition Support

    Dr. Lisa Hall Zimmerman is a Critical Care / Nutrition Support Clinical pharmacist with a BS in Pharmacy from Auburn University, Doctor of Pharmacy from Samford University, and a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She has served as a residency program director three residencies: the PGY2 Critical Care, the PGY2 Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI and the PGY2 Critical Care (2016-2019) at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Dr. Hall Zimmerman is a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, a Board-Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, and a Board Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist.