Culture Shock: Advanced Practice in Infectious Disease

Track 3: Provider Readiness
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 2:00-3:00 pm
UAN: 0107-9999-18-267-L01-P 
0.1 CEU/1 hr
This activity will outline the development, implementation, and ongoing initiatives in a cutting edge pharmacists' practice in an outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic. Join us to discuss how to utilize a Collaborative Practice Agreement focusing around outpatient antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) as well as national guidelines for OPAT practice and related scientific literature.
Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:
1. Define outpatient antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) scope of practice and goals.
2. Recommend monitoring plans for OPAT patients.
3. Develop a business strategy for a pharmacist position in an outpatient Infectious Diseases clinic.
4. Discuss methods to create a Collaborative Practice Agreement between pharmacists and other providers.
5. Identify common barriers and practice advance opportunities for pharmacists in an advanced practice setting.

Christina Rivera
Christina Rivera, PharmD, BCPS

MTM Pharmacist - Infectious Disease Clinic
Mayo Clinic - Rochester
Rochester, MN