This program has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists and laboratory professionals
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
Identify appropriate infection prevention strategies based on antimicrobial and diagnostic stewardship data.
Describe what data are generated and reported from diagnostic laboratories in healthcare systems and the cycle by which it informs policy and practice.
Explain how to connect diagnostic data with clinical outcomes.
ProCE, LLC and Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) require instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to ProCE and CCO policy. ProCE and CCO are committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Marnie Peterson, PharmD, PhD has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Elizabeth Dodds-Ashley, PharmD has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Arjun Srinivasan, MD has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Elizabeth Monsees, PhD, BSN has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Kerry LaPlante, PharmD: researcher: Gilead, Merck, Pfizer; researcher/consultant: AbbVie.
Kristine Moore, MD, MPH has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Elise Holmes, MPP has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The planners and content peer reviewers from ProCE, CCO, CIDRAP and SIDP, do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.25 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from 02/22/2023, through 02/21/2024:
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by clicking the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
This program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Learners have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by healthcare professionals without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities
This activity is jointly provided by ProCE, LLC, CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy), SIDP (Society for Infectious Diseases Pharmacists), and Clinical Care Options, LLC. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-22-210-H01-P has been assigned to this home study knowledge-based activity. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. This activity is provided at no cost to participants. Completion of the evaluation and the post-test with a score of 65% or higher are required to receive CE credit. No partial credit will be given. Statements of completion will be issued online at www.ProCE.com, and proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO), ProCE, CIDRAP and SIDP. Clinical Care Options, LLC 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.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Clinical Laboratory Professionals CE
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.