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. 


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