American College of Clinical Pharmacy


March 22 at 1 pm EST - CDC guidelines on antimicrobial prophylaxis - debate / Drs. Sara Jordan and Eric Johnson
Greetings PRN Members-

This will be a lively interactive discussion/debate regarding the multiple clinical practice guidelines informing SSI prevention practices, including the new CDC Guidelines that were published last year. Periop clinical PharmDs Eric Johnson (UK Healthcare, Lexington KY) and Sara Jordan Hyland (Grant Medical Center (OhioHealth), Columbus OH) will facilitate.

Specific discussions to be hosted:
1) preop screening and decolonization approaches
2) duration of post-op abx
3) intra-op abx use

To Join the call-
1) Dial 614.566.5300
2) Dial 710 then #

Forthcoming attachments: a guideline summary table and powerpoint that will be used to facilitate our discussion! These will be attached Wed March 21 to be utilized by all attendees during the discussion.

Please bring your discussion points, questions, and personal experiences with perioperative antibiotics and SSI prevention practices. Please also forward this invite and share on social media to any other potentially-interested colleagues! We look forward to the discussion.

Key guidelines and consensus statements in perioperative care
This list was created by PRN leadership to be used as a "toolkit" for development of pharmacy perioperative care clinical practice. It will be updated annually by the Education Committee. To access the guideline or statement, hover over and click on the line item. The link will open in a new page for ease of viewing.


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