The New 2016 IDSA HAP/VAP Guidelines – A Long Awaited Update

Dr. Curtis Harder, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, ACPR Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Adult Intensive Care Coordinator, Pharmacy Education & Practice Residency, VIHA Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC

The 2016 IDSA HAP/VAP Guidelines were long awaited with 11 years passing since the publication of the previous version. This presentation will condense the salient points especially relevant to pharmacy practice to and highlight where controversy may exist.