Breakpoints
The SIDP Podcast

Taking a “BITE” Out of Antibiotic Prescribing: Strategies to Improve Antimicrobial Usage in Dentistry

Dr. Katie Suda (@sudamonas) and Dr. Erinne Kennedy join Dr. Zahra Escobar (@zkepharmd) of the Breakpoints team to discuss strategies to improve antibiotic utilization and forge connections with our dental colleagues to achieve a common goal of improved patient outcomes.

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Taking a “BITE” Out of Antibiotic Prescribing: The Need for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dentistry

Dr. Katie Suda (@sudamonas) and Dr. Erinne Kennedy join Dr. Zahra Escobar (@zkepharmd) of the Breakpoints team to discuss why dentists prescribe 1 in 10 of all antibiotics in the United States and how COVID-19 risks are being managed among dentists and other oral health providers.

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Frontline Allies: Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Insights into COVID19

Dr. Jenny Koehl (@jlkoehl), Dr. Karen Berger (@karenccrx), and Dr. Karen Dohr join host Erin McCreary (@erinmccreary) to discuss taking care of patients with COVID-19 in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. Listen as the team reflects on their first patients, PPE, anticoagulation, corticosteroid controversies, and more!

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What is Happening Right Now? COVID-19 Challenges and Silver Linings

Julie Ann Justo (@julie_justo), Jason Pogue (@jpogue1), and Erin McCreary (@erinmccreary) discuss critically evaluating COVID-19 literature, staying calm in the storm, strategies for team education and communication, and the role of social media in a pandemic.

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Push and Pull: Combating Antibiotic Resistance from Discovery to Market Reform

Dr. Mike Dudley (@MikeMndudley), President and CEO of Qpex Biopharma, joins Dr. Erin McCreary (@erinmccreary) to discuss the thrills and failures of antibiotic discovery and development along with the critical need for antibiotic market reform. We discuss the complexity of antibiotic resistance in gram-negative pathogens, antibiotic targets, potential market solutions, and more!

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Waking the Sleeping Giant: Engaging Nurses in Antimicrobial Stewardship

Dr. David Ha (@DHpharmd) interviews Dr. Rita Olans (@RitaOlans) and Dr. Elizabeth Monsees (@eamonsees) about the critical role nurses play in antimicrobial stewardship. They discuss how nursing practice overlaps with stewardship teams, case examples of nurse integration in stewardship in various practice settings, guidance documents, and real-world advice for advancing your stewardship services with nursing collaboration.

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See C. diff: A Discussion on Patient Advocacy

Christian John Lillis, co-founder and Executive Director of the Peggy Lillis Foundation (@peggyfund), joins Erin McCreary (@erinmccreary) to share his mother’s story and discuss opportunities and challenges for patient advocacy and antimicrobial resistance.

Get involved with the Peggy Lillis Foundation: https://peggyfoundation.org/get-involved/take-action/

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5 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Be Antibiotics Aware

Dr. Susan Davis (@IDPharmProf) and Dr. Jason Pogue (@jpogue1) celebrate Antibiotic Awareness Week by discussing the 5 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Be Antibiotics Aware, including: verify penicillin allergy, avoid duplicate anaerobic coverage, reassess antibiotic therapy, avoid treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria, use the shortest effective antibiotic duration.

CDC Poster: https://www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/community/pdfs/Hospital-Pharmacist-Poster-508.pdf

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CDC Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: 2019 Update

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan and Dr. Melinda Neuhauser join host Dr. Erin McCreary (@erinmccreary) to discuss the updated Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These updates emphasize the importance of pharmacist and physician co-led stewardship programs and expanding the stewardship team to all hospital groups and departments.

CDC Core Elements 2019: https://www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/healthcare/pdfs/hospital-core-elements-H.pdf

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Pumpkin-Spiced Lessons: Phages, Posters, and Paul Sax

Erin McCreary (@erinmccreary) and Ryan Shields (@ryankshields) are joined by Dr. Paul Sax (@PaulSaxMD) to review important updates in HIV care from IDWeek 2019. They also go “rapid fire” through posters and oral abstracts presented at IDWeek 2019, nerd out over genomics, phages, and beta-lactamases, and discuss the new CAP and vancomycin guidelines.

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