Antimicrobial Stewardship and Introduction to Infectious Diseases

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Introduction to Infectious Diseases is a required, one-month learning experience.

This rotation will focus on the fundamental skills and strategies of antimicrobial stewardship. The resident will participate in daily audit and feedback as well as administrative responsibilities. The resident will attend any meetings relevant to the antimicrobial stewardship program. When performing audit and feedback, the pharmacy resident is responsible for evaluating and recommending optimal antimicrobial treatment plans for inpatients. In addition, he or she is responsible for monitoring patients for drug therapy outcomes, providing drug information to medical staff, patients and families, and participating in infectious diseases consult rounds.

Preceptor: Nicole Wilson, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Coordinator
Learning experience: Antimicrobial Stewardship and Advanced Infectious Diseases
Office Phone: (913) 791-3500 x 4818

Dr. Wilson is the infectious diseases pharmacist and coordinator of the antimicrobial stewardship program at Olathe Medical Center. She received her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy in Glendale, Arizona. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency at Olathe Medical Center and a PGY2 pharmacy residency specializing in infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship at Henry Ford Hospital.

Dr. Wilson’s practice responsibilities include the management of patients with infectious diseases within Olathe Health System. She is a member of the Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Dietary Committee and infection prevention committees for both Olathe Medical Center and Miami County Medical Center. She is passionate about pharmacy education and serves as a preceptor to APPE pharmacy students. Her areas of interest are antimicrobial stewardship at transitions of care and in the ambulatory setting. Dr. Wilson is an active member of KCHP and serves on the education subcommittee. She is also a member of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists.

When she is not working, Dr. Wilson enjoys traveling, attending sporting events and spending time with her husband and furry children.