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VOLUME 6 - ISSUE 6

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Trends in Inhaled Antibiotic Therapy

 

Our guest authors are Daniel Heintz, MD and Karen McCoy, MD, from the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital In´╗┐ Columbus, Ohio.
 

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Determine the timing and selection of inhaled antibiotics associated with the Pseudomonas eradication protocol.
  • Identify patients who need to initiate alternate monthly inhaled antibiotics.
  • Summarize the inhaled antibiotic needs for the teenage patient with cystic fibrosis.

Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses
Dr. Daniel Heintz and Dr. Karen McCoy indicate they will discuss unapproved therapies currently under research, including aerosolized vancomycin, liposomal amikacin, colistimethate, and levofloxacin.
 

 

MEET THE AUTHORS

 

 

 

 

Daniel Heintz, MD
Fellow, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

Karen McCoy, MD
Director, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

 

 

Guest Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Daniel Heintz reports that he has no relevant relationships with any commercial entity.
 
Dr. Karen McCoy reports that she has received grants from Pharmaxis, Novartis, Alcresta, Vertex, Novalis, Gilead, and Pro-QR Therapeutics.  
 


Release Date: Expiration Date:
May 17, 2016 May 16, 2018

 

 

 

 

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PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Peter J. Mogayzel, Jr., MD, PhD
Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center
Professor of Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Noah Lechtzin, MD
Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Suzanne Sullivan, RN, BSN
Senior Clinical Nurse
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

 

 

 

 

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Physicians
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nurses
The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center do not endorse the use of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Physicians
Podcast: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Podcast: This 0.5 contact hour Educational Activity is provided by the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Each Podcast carries a maximum of 0.5 contact hour, or a total of 3 contact hours for the 6 podcasts in this program.

Respiratory Therapists For United States: Visit this page to confirm that your state will accept the CE Credits gained through this program. 

 

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This activity was developed in collaboration with DKBmed.