“Updates on the Treatment of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Pulmonary Disease”
HealthTrust presents…“Updates on the Treatment of Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) Pulmonary Disease”
Please Note: Continuing education credit is only available to those attending the session live. CE credit is not available when accessing the program on demand.
This session will focus on the most recent rendition of the ATS/ERS/ESCMID/IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease. The clinical presentation, epidemiology, risk factors for MAC pulmonary disease, pathophysiology and current guideline recommendations for the assessment and treatment of MAC pulmonary disease will be discussed. An analysis of primary literature evaluating the use of various treatment regimens for MAC pulmonary disease will be shared including a summary of key results from studies that analyze the drug composition, dosing frequency, and duration of treatment regimens as well as identification of subgroups that will benefit from aggressive therapy.
Learning Objectives for Pharmacists & Nurses | At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
- Recall current guideline recommendations for the treatment of mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) pulmonary disease.
- Identify antimicrobial pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles in a regimen for the treatment of MAC pulmonary disease.
- Recognize an effective treatment regimen for a patient with MAC pulmonary disease based upon macrolide susceptibility and patient-specific characteristics.
Andrew Revels, Pharm D | PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident | Princeton Baptist Medical Center | Birmingham, AL
Target Audience: Pharmacists, Physicians & Nurses
CE Credit: Approved for Pharmacists & Nurses
This program is approved for CPEs by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Attendees of this program may earn 1.0 CPE Contact Hours. Belmont University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0863-9999-23-032-L01-P. The activity is approved for 1 hour (.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and nurses who attend the webinar and complete the online evaluation. Pfiedler Education is a division of AORN, provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP13019, for 1 contact hour. 1.0 contact hours approved for Nurses.
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