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#96 – The Tortured Stewards & Surgeons Department
April 19, 2024

Episode NotesThe Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists is excited to invite you to the first ever meeting (via Breakpoints) of The Tortured Stewards & Surgeons Department. Todays agenda items: optimal management of perioperative antibiotics and

#95 – A to Z on R&D: Challenges and Solutions for Sustained Antimicrobial Drug Development
March 29, 2024

In this episode, Drs. Helen Boucher (@hboucher3), Ramy Elshaboury, and Mike Dudley (@MikeMNDudley) join host, Megan Klatt (@MeganKlatt3), to discuss barriers to antimicrobial drug development, potential incentives and legislation to promote market growth,

#94 – Lock, Stock, & Sterilize: Strategies to Optimize Antimicrobial Lock Therapy & Prevent/Treat Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections
March 22, 2024

It's time to arm yourselves with all the resources on antimicrobial locks! Join our experts, Drs. Louise-Marie Oleksiuk (@CanRowPharm), Nasia Safdar (@NasiaSafdar), Joel Topf (@kidney_boy), and our wonderful host, Dr. Julie Justo (@julie_justo), to discus

#93 – Global, Live Journal Club: Ceftobiprole for Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia (ERADICATE Study)
February 23, 2024

Drs. Thomas Holland and Vance Fowler (@VanceFowler5) join Drs. Steven Tong (@syctong) and Erin McCreary (@ErinMcCreary) to discuss the ERADICATE study and the role of ceftobiprole for the treatment of complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. This se

#92 – Antibiotic Alchemy: Metallo-Beta-Lactamases
February 02, 2024

Drs. Robert Bonomo, Ryan Shields (@ryankshields), and Erin McCreary (@ErinMcCreary) deep dive into the world of metallo-beta-lactamases. This riveting discussion is full of the nerdiest pub trivia nuggets and the must know details of novel beta lactams

#91 – Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Preparation Pearls for Stewardship and Microbiology Lab Accreditation Updates
January 19, 2024

New accreditation standards making your head spin? Are you stressed and dont know where to start? Well, on this episode of Breakpoints Drs. Arjun Srinivasan and Jose Alexander (Alex) join Luis Plaza from Lets Talk Micro (@letstalkmicro1) and Dr. Jeanne

#90 – IDWeek 2023 Recap: Pipeline Agents and Clinical Trials That May Change Your Practice
January 05, 2024

We are back with more exciting IDWeek 2023 content! If you listened to the last episode and want more? Than look no further.Join your Breakpoints hosts, Drs. Erin McCreary (@ErinMcCreary), Julie Ann Justo (@julie_justo), and Jeannette Bouchard (@jlbouch

#89 – IDWeek 2023 Recap: Late Breaking Clinical Trials
December 22, 2023

Need help narrowing down your IDWeek re-watch content? Or maybe you were unable to make IDWeek so you want the pharmacy driven highlights? Well, look no further, Breakpoints has what you need!Join your Breakpoints hosts, Drs. Erin McCreary (@ErinMcCre

#88 – Dosing Consult: Can we BID farewell to Q8H Metronidazole?
December 01, 2023

Drs. Nicholas Torney (@NPT_PharmD) and Sunish Shah join Dr. Jeannette Bouchard (@jlbouchard001) to discuss our next topic in our Dosing Consult series: BID vs TID dosing for metronidazole. Deep dive into the PK/PD and real-world application of this switc

#87 – We Love T Cells: Updates in Cytomegalovirus
November 17, 2023

Dr. Ajit Limaye and Dr. Camille Kotton (@KottonNelson) join Dr. Erin McCreary (@ErinMcCreary) to discuss fascinating updates in the CMV space including new RCTs for prevention, vaccines, and more! Learn why a little "hair of the dog" might be a