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General Meeting: "Literature Updates in Infectious Diseases: Pneumonia, Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, and MRSA Blood Stream Infections"

  • November 14, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
  • Gravity Taphouse Grille, 3210 Deposit Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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  • Non-members will not receive ACPE CE credit for attending. To receive CE credit, we encourage you to join WMSHP.
  • Members may attend for free

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Presented by:


ACPE # JA4008183-9999-19-028-L04-P / JA4008183-9999-19-028-L04-T

First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Thursday, November 14, 2019


Juliet Chijioke, PharmD

PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident

Munson Medical Center

Traverse City, MI


5:30 - 6:30 PM - Board Meeting

6:30 - 6:45 PM - Dinner

6:45 - 7:45 PM - CE Presentation

Organizer: Derek Vander Horst, PharmD

RSVP Deadline:

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Requirements for successful completion of credit: Attendees will need to submit a provided CE Activity Code code within 12 hours of the activity in order to check-in for the activity. They will then have 30 days to log-in to their WMed Profile to complete the evaluation form and receive credit.

We recommend that you create a WMed account before attending one of our meetings.  Please see our Help Page for detailed instructions on creating a WMed account and claiming your CE credits.

After attending the program, the pharmacist and pharmacy technician should be able to:
    • Identify components of the new community acquired pneumonia guideline in the management of health care associated pneumonia.
    • Discuss best practices in the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria as it relates to IDSA guideline and the research conducted by the hospital medicine and consortium in Michigan.
    • Identify the place in therapy for daptomycin and beta-lactam combination therapy for MRSA blood stream infection.

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Credit amount subject to change.

    Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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