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Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
Founded in 1990, the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of pharmacists and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in HAP / VAP: A Focus on Duration of Therapy
Reducing overall antibiotic exposure is likely to have an impact on decreasing antimicrobial resistance.
About Antibiotics: Complete the Course, or Stop When You Feel Better?
Jason C. Gallagher, PharmD, addresses the undetermined importance of fixed antibiotic durations.
<em>Candida Auris</em>: The Rise of a New Fungal Threat
Candida auris—Are we prepared for another multidrug-resistant pathogen?  
A Long-Term Care Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program for Pharmacists: Filling an Unmet Need
This training will empower pharmacists practicing in LTC facilities to develop antimicrobial stewardship programs, improve patient outcomes related to infectious diseases, and facilitate compliance with CMS requirements.
Discussing the Legal Liability of Prescribing Beta-Lactams to Penicillin-Allergic Patients
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD, discusses the legal liability of prescribing beta-lactams to patients who are allergic to penicillin.
Why Clinicians Need to Know the Challenges Associated with Getting AST Results
ason Gallagher, PharmD, BCPS FCCP, FIDSA, explains why clinicians should be aware of the challenges associated with getting antimicrobial susceptibility testing results.
Treating <i>Pseudomonas</i>: How Does Ceftolozane-Tazobactam Differ from Other Beta-Lactams?
Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-ID, explains how ceftolozane-tazobactam differs from other beta-lactams for treating Pseudomonas infections.
Treatment as Prevention: A Comprehensive Approach to Hepatitis C Virus in Persons Who Inject Drugs
With IV drug use accounting for 60% of new infections, treatment for individuals in this population is necessary to stave off new infections.
Big advances in treatment can