Antibiotic Masterclass |

Mastering the

Basics

The FIFTH  | 22nd Sept 2018

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As seats are limited

0830-0930H

THE BASIC OF DIAGNOSING AN INFECTION

Common infections (Case based)

Diagnostics:

o Optimal sampling

o Useful test

       ▪ CRP vs. ESR vs procalcitonin vs. TWC
o Colonization vs. contamination vs. true pathogeno 

When to image?

 

0930-1015H

INTERPRETING CULTURE

Colonization vs. contamination vs. true pathogen

For examples:

  ▪ CONS and how to interprtet

  ▪ Intra-op vs bedside samples

How to sample like a Master:

▪ At the bedside

▪ In the OT
Culture NOT to ignore

▪ Staph aureus Blood culture/BC
▪ Candida BC
 

1030-1115H

PRINCIPAL OF ANTIBIOTIC USE

  • An Overview of all the classes

    Focused will be on commonly used antibiotics 

    • B lactams​

    • Vancomycin​

  • What are the strategies to using antibiotics like a master?

    o Syndromic approach

       o Pathogen based

       o Antibiogram

  • ​How to be Master level Antibiotic Stewards?

1115-1200H

ANTIBIOTIC ALLERGY- ARE YOU SURE?

  • To remove or not to remove?

  • When to commence glycopeptide?

  • When to start GNB cover in CRBSI?

  • When to suspect and include fungus in the differentials/causative organisms?

1400-1430H

HOW TO USE DOSE POLYMYXINS?

How to use these agents smartly?

  • Polymyxin B

  • Colistin

1445-1530

THE ANTIBIOTIC DOSING OPTIMIZATION- THE HOW AND WHEN

  • Beta lactam prolonged infusion

  • When to give loading dose

       WHAT TO DO IN:​

  • Augmented renal clearance

  • Increased Vd

  • Hypoalbuminemia

1550-1615H

CATHETER DILEMMA

Venous Catheter and the dilemma...

  • To remove or not to remove?

  • When to commence glycopeptide?

  • When to start GNB active agents?

  • When to suspect and include fungus in

  • the differentials/causative organisms?

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