2023 NCAP's Annual Anti-Infective Conference - 

25 Years Strong and Counting!

 


Target Audience

Pharmacy Professionals Interested in or Currently Working in the Treatment of Infectious Diseases

Objectives

  1. Identify changes in Clinical Laboratory Standards and how they can impact antimicrobial stewardship
  2. Evaluate the findings of recently published articles on infectious diseases and how they might impact current practices
  3. Consider how various antimicrobial stewardship strategies can be implemented at various practice sites

Description

October 27th will mark the 25th anniversary meeting of the Anti-Infective Conference. If you are a pharmacy professional who works in the treatment of infectious diseases, or if you have an interest in expanding your knowledge of the treatment of infectious diseases, this meeting is for you! Please, join us at the Greensboro Country Club in Greensboro, NC on Friday, October 27, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will be filled with wonderful speakers presenting the latest updates and ideas in the field. The conference is ACPE accredited for 5 hours of live CE. Registration will end soon and you do not want to miss this conference. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. Take a look at the sessions planned for you and join us as we celebrate - 25 Years Strong and Counting!

  • Elizabeth Palavecino, MD, FACP returns again this year to share microbiology updates that are important for antimicrobial stewardship team-related activities. Dr. Palavecino with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a Professor of Pathology and the Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory.  
  • Melissa Johnson, PharmD, MHS, AAHIVP will bring clarity to the conference in her session, ID Myth Busters. Dr. Johnson with Duke University Medical Center is a Professor of Medicine with the Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health and a Liaison Clinical Pharmacist with Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON).
  • Five PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residents will present various topics in the Rapid-Fire Journal Club session. (More details about these presenters and their topics coming soon.)
  • Travis Jones, PharmD will entertain us with the ever-popular ID Trivia! This session is a favorite every year; who thought learning could be so much fun? You will work in teams to see which group knows the most. Dr. Jones with UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill is an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist.
  • Travis Carlson, PharmD, BCIDP is this year's keynote speaker. By the end of his presentation on Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBPs), you will be able to distinguish LBPs from other microbiota-based therapies and gain knowledge regarding the safety and efficacy of LBPs necessary to treat patients with Clostridioides difficile infection. Dr. Carlson with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Pharmacotherapy Division.
And did I mention, we will have a drawing for two $50 gift cards! We have several wonderful exhibitors joining us this year and they want to help you increase your chance of winning one of those gift cards. Stop by and see them during the breaks. The more you visit, the more chances you have to win.


Schedule

8:00 – 8:30 am

Registration/Light Breakfast

8:25 am

Welcome

8:30 – 9:30 am

Microbiology Update – Elizabeth Palavecino, MD, PhD

9:30 – 10:30 am

ID Myth Busters - Melissa Johnson, PharmD

10:30 – 10:45 am

Break with Exhibitors

10:45 – 11:45 am

Rapid Fire Journal Clubs – PGY2 Residents

11:45 – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

ID Trivia – Travis Jones, PharmD

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Break with Exhibitors

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Live Biotherapeutic Products - Travis Carlson, PharmD

 


$139.00 To Attend



Friday, October 27th
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 


5 Total ACPE Credit Hours Across 5 Sessions