Training student pharmacists to perform rapid strep, influenza, and hiv point-of-care testing.

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MCKEIRNAN, Kimberly (Washington State University, Pharmacotherapy)
  • Co-author(s): Kimberly C Mckeirnan
    Jennifer Czapinksi: Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University, SPOKANE, United States
    Taylor Bertsch: Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University, SPOKANE, United States
    Christina Buchman: Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University, Yakima, United States
    Julie Akers: Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University, SPOKANE, United States
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Point-of-care testing has demonstrated effectiveness in detecting influenza, strep pharyngitis, and HIV when conducted in a pharmacy setting. 

    ·         Rapid identification of a disease may promote initiating appropriate antimicrobial therapy and reduce inappropriate antimicrobial use in the

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