College of Pharmacy Faculty Provides CE Presentation at Florida Critical Care Conference

On April 21, 2018, Larkin University College of Pharmacy faculty member Dr. Melissa Santibanez presented a lecture entitled “Updates in the management of resistant alcohol withdrawal” as part of the day-long inaugural annual symposium for the Florida chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The conference was hosted by the University of South Florida Health in  Tampa, Florida. It represented the first large-scale meeting of the Florida chapter’s members. The Florida chapter of the SCCM is a newly chartered chapter that has only been in operation since May 2017; although it began in the West Florida/Tampa area, its’ reach and membership expands into North and South Florida. Dr. Santibanez’s lecture provided a 1-hour continuing education (CE) credit for physicians, nurses, and pharmacists and was the only CE lecture given by a South Florida member. Individuals interested in the management of resistant alcohol withdrawal or involvement within the Florida chapter of SCCM or SCCM itself should contact Dr. Santibanez directly at

About Larkin University: Founded in 2013, Larkin University is a private not-for-profit academic institution that offers graduate degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy. The institute affords an expanding campus in North Miami, Florida comprised of student-centered staff, state of the art teaching facilities, and an intellectual environment to assure optimal learning. The College of Pharmacy offers a graduate Doctor of Pharmacy degree at a non-prohibitive tuition cost, and the College of Biomedical Sciences offers a post-baccalaureate Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree designed for students committed to enhancing their credentials for admission to graduate programs in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and other healthcare fields. For more information please visit


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