University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Fall
2021 Preceptor Continuing Education Seminar

Antimicrobial Stewardship Through A Pandemic: Perceptions of Transitions of Care, Durations of Therapy and COVID-19 Vaccinations


Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST
Location: Zoom Webinar (registration link below)  


Sponsored by the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health
Sciences in association with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

The goal of this continuing education program is to educate attendees about antimicrobial
stewardship, including transitions of care and durations of therapy, and COVID-19 vaccination.

Program Schedule:

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Antimicrobial Stewardship: Perceptions of Transitions of Care and Durations of Therapy

Sunish Shah, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist, UPMC Presbyterian

Leanna Liu, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, Pharmacy Fellow, Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

7:00pm – 8:00pm: COVID-19 Vaccinations: Efficacy and Herd Immunity

Rachel Marini, PharmD, BCIDP, Lead Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic
Management, UPMC Presbyterian; Manager UPMC Southside COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. This knowledge-based activity provides 2.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Topic designator code = JA4008223-0000-21-155-L05-P (patient safety) and JA4008223-0000-21-156-L06-P (immunizations)

Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Zoom link information will be sent once you are registered for the event. Please email Alison Zappa at with questions.