Antimicrobial-Resistant Infections & an Overview of Treatment Options
Length: 1 Hour 4 Minutes
** Please note this program was a part of the VOC 2023. You will not want to choose this program if you completed this individual program as part of the VOC 2023. **
• Learners will review the history of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
• Learners will be able to define and summarize resistance mechanisms exhibited by gram-negative bacteria.
• Learners will gain confidence in identifying resistance patterns and their implications on selecting appropriate empiric and targeted antibiotic therapy.
• Learners will appraise their role in helping to slow the spread and development of antibiotic resistance. Learners will apply their knowledge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the antibiotics with activity against these organisms to improve patient outcomes.
Accreditation Statement: Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planning Disclosure: The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
Grievance Policy: All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
Dr. Alex Bryant is an Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist in the Department of Pharmacy at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, now known as the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his residency in PGY-1 General Pharmacy at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport in Louisiana. Dr. Bryant then completed his residency in PGY-2 Infectious Diseases at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Dr. Bryant enjoys spending time with his family & friends, reading, playing tennis, and being outdoors in his free time. He is married and has a seven-year-old daughter and a three-year-old son.
Dr. Bryant discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.