University of Wisconsin–Madison

Fall Milwaukee Conference

Infectious Diseases

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This annual conference focuses on a topic that will provide pharmacy practitioners with a practical review and update on specific diseases. Pharmacists will be able to assume an active role in the management of patients presenting with the conditions discussed in the conference.

For detailed course information, please view the outline below.

Developed & Conducted by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Registration Information

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Refund Policy

Register by: Sep 28, 2018
Course date:Sep 28, 2018
Location:

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield
Brookfield, WI

Course fee:

$150
$190 after September 14
$105 Clinical Instructor/Retired Pharmacists
$145 after September 14 for Clinical Instructor/Retired Pharmacists

Course Objectives

Conference Goals and Learning Objectives

The goal of this Conference is to provide pharmacists with updates in managing select infectious diseases. This activity will provide attendees with the clinical knowledge to enable them to more effectively treat and manage patients with infectious diseases, as well as to work collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team. As a result of participating in this Conference, attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe and discuss the pathophysiology and morbidity and mortality of select infectious diseases.
  2. Identify and outline the pharmacologic management of select infectious diseases.
  3. Identify strategies to facilitate healthcare provider/patient interactions and communication to assist patients in their management of select infectious diseases.

Course Outline

September 28, 2018

7:15 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am

Welcome and Introductions
Brett Kelly, MS, RPh, Assistant Clinical Professor, UW Madison School of Pharmacy

8:15 am

Invasive Fungal Infections

Speaker: Jeannina Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Medical Director of the Transplant Infectious Disease, UW Health & Director of UW Infectious Disease Fellowship

9:15 am

Latest Guidelines for Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI)

Speaker: Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD, Associate Cheif of Staff for Research, Madison VAH, Professor, Infectious Diseases Healthcare Epidemiologist, UW Health, Vice-chair for Research, Department of Medicine, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

10:00 am

Break

10:20am

Hepatitis C Treatment Update

Speaker: TBA

11:20am

New Antimicrobials

Speaker: TBA

12:20 am

Lunch

1:00 pm

Updates on Shingles Vaccines
Speaker: TBA

1:45 pm

Tick Borne Diseases and Treatments in Wisconsin

Speaker: Rebecca Osborn, MPH, Vectorborne Disease Epidemiologist, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

2:30 pm

Break

2:50 pm

Influenza Prevention – Making Sense of Treatment Options

Speaker: TBA

3:50 pm

Closing Remarks
Brett Kelly, MS, RPh

4:00 pm

Adjourn

 

Instructors

Rebecca Osborn, MPH, Vectorborne Disease Epidemiologist, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, WI

Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD, Associate Cheif of Staff for Research, Madison VAH, Professor, Infectious Diseases Healthcare Epidemiologist, UW Health, Vice-chair for Research, Department of Medicine, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Jeannina Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Medical Director of the Transplant Infectious Disease, UW Health & Director of UW Infectious Disease Fellowship, Madison, WI

Planning Committee

Susanne Barnett, PharmD
Associate Professor (CHS)
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin

Mary Hayney, RPh, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
Professor (CHS)
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin

Brett Kelly, MS, RPh
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin

Warren Rose, PharmD, MPH
Associate Professor (CHS)
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin

CE Credit

ICEP LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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 DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

A total of 6.0 hours of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this activity.  CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program assessment and evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

Part 1 (September 28, AM lectures)
ACPE# JA0000358-0000-18-091-L01-P (3.5 hours)

Part 2 (September 28, PM lectures)
ACPE# JA0000358-0000-18-092-L01-P (2.5 hours)

Program Coordinator

Brett Kelly, BS Pharm, MS

Division of Pharmacy Professional Development
777 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 890-1886
brett.kelly@wisc.edu