Utilization of biomarkers in the management of critically ill patients.
Karen Shanaberger BSN, RN
You are invited to the following dinner & presentation on behalf of bioMerieux. Dinner is free. Seating is limited.
Presentation: The role of biomarkers in sepsis, lower respiratory tract infection, antibiotic stewardship and acute kidney injury.
This dinner presntation will include and discuss the utilization of biomarkers in the management of critically ill patients:
- Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy and antibiotic stewardship in sepsis and lower respiratory tract infections.
- Acute Kidney Injury-Shifting the paradigm from diagnosis to prevention
Sponsored by bioMerieux, Inc.
Speaker: Karen Shanaberger, BSN, RN
Date/Time: February 11, 2020, 6-8pm
Location: Culture, 2422 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
Dinner will be provided. Seating is limited.
Speaker Bio: As bioMerieux’ Clinical Education Managers covering the West, Karen is responsible for educating providers and staff in the proper utilization of procalcitonin and a newly introduced biomarker, NephroCheck, used in the early risk assessment and prevention of Acute Kidney Injury. Karen received her BS in Biology from The College of William and Mary and her BS in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University.