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2022 SIDP Journal Club Series: The Use of DOOR-MAT to Compare Two Rapid Diagnostic Tests


The purpose of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) Journal Club Series is to review a recent article in infectious diseases and critically evaluate study rationale and design, results, strengths/limitations, and applicability of findings to clinical practice. This discussion guide is intended to supplement the participant’s review of the article with insights from the presenting faculty.

Pharmacists: 1.50 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)

Released: November 21, 2022

Expiration: November 21, 2023

No longer available for credit.


Credits Available

Pharmacists: 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)


ProCE, LLC requires 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 policy. ProCE is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company. Michael K. Shaw, Pharm.D, has no relevant financial and/or commercial relationships to disclose. P. Brandon Bookstaver, Pharm.D, FCCP, FIDSA, has no relevant financial and/or commercial relationships to disclose.


This activity is provided by ProCE and SIDP.

The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, LLC or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Credit

Learning Objectives

The target audience for this activity includes pharmacists and board-certified infectious diseases pharmacists (BCIDPs) seeking to update their knowledge and skills related to contemporary infectious diseases literature review. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe study rationale and design as it relates to a recent infectious diseases journal article
  • Summarize the statistical methods used by the investigators, including a rationale for the methods selected
  • Assess study results to form a conclusion about primary and secondary outcomes
  • Develop a patient care plan considering the strengths and limitations of the research and the clinical applicability of study findings 

CE Accreditation

Release Date: November 21, 2022
ACPE Expiration Date: November 21, 2025


This activity is jointly provided by ProCE, LLC and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-22-089-H01-P has been assigned to this home study, application-based activity. This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hour (0.15 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of the evaluation and the post-test with a score of 70% or higher are required to receive pharmacy CE credit. No partial credit will be given. Statements of completion will be issued online at, and proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles.

Additional Information

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

A product of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Education Center (SIDPEC) 

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Activity Description

The purpose of this recurring activity is to review a recent infectious disease article and critically evaluate study rationale and design, results, strengths/limitations of the research, and applicability of findings to clinical practice. This activity will be repeated on a quarterly basis with a focus on a different journal article and/or study design each time.

An open-access journal article will be selected for the activity, and a step-by-step commentary created by the faculty will be made accessible to participants. Participants are invited to read the selected article, review the downloadable commentary prepared by the faculty (click here to view a sample from a previous journal club activity), and successfully complete an online assessment to claim continuing education and/or BCIDP recertification credit.


Michael K. Shaw, Pharm.D
PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident
Prisma Health Richland - University of South Carolina

P. Brandon Bookstaver, Pharm.D, FCCP, FIDSA
Associate Professor/PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Prisma Health Richland - University of South Carolina