Bethany Shoulders

Bethany Shoulders,

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 294-8780
Business Email: brshoulders@ufl.edu

About Bethany Shoulders

Bethany Shoulders, PharmD, BCCCP works as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and serves as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit at UF Health Shands Hospital. Dr. Shoulders received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2014 and completed a PGY1 residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and a PGY2 Critical Care residency with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Since joining the faculty in 2016, she has maintained a collaborative clinical practice site and was awarded the Exemplary Clinician Award in 2022. Her professional interests include completing quality improvement projects and research related to antimicrobial use in the ICU and surgical patient populations and advocating for a personalized approach to patient care. She is also an active member of SCCM, ACCP, FSHP/ASHP, and AACP.

Additional Positions:
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Trauma ICU
2016 – Current · UF Health Shands Hospital

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2023
PHA5782C Patient Care 2: Introduction to Infectious Disease and Oncology
2018,2021-2022
PHA5607 Crit Care Pharmacy
2018-2022
PHA5876C Pt Care 8 Complex Pts
2017-2018,2021-2022
PHA5164L Prof Skills Lab Iv
2021-2022
PHA5166L Prof Skills Lab Vi
2017-2018,2020-2022
PHA5163L Prac Skills Lab III
2018
PHA5165L Prof Skills Lab V
2018
PHA5907 Research in Phar Prac
2018
PHA5759 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Readiness

Board Certifications

  • Board Certification Critical Care Pharmacy (BCCCP)
    Board of Pharmacy Specialties

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-0466-1450

Publications

2022
Cefepime Precision Dosing Tool: from Standard to Precise Dose Using Nonparametric Population Pharmacokinetics
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 66(2) [DOI] 10.1128/aac.02046-21. [PMID] 34902271.
2022
Impact of Empiric Linezolid for Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections on Duration of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus-Active Therapy.
Surgical infections. 23(3):313-317 [DOI] 10.1089/sur.2021.329. [PMID] 35133888.
2022
Impact of Piperacillin-Tazobactam Dosing in Septic Shock Patients Using Real-World Evidence: An Observational, Retrospective Cohort Study
Annals of Pharmacotherapy. [DOI] 10.1177/10600280221125919.
2022
Nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia: A rare but lethal complication of enteral nutrition in critically ill patients.
Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 37(3):715-726 [DOI] 10.1002/ncp.10761. [PMID] 34462980.
2022
Pharmacy student self-assessment of strength of residency candidacy compared to clinical faculty.
Currents in pharmacy teaching & learning. 14(3):304-309 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cptl.2022.01.017. [PMID] 35307089.
2022
Risk Factors for Delirium and Association of Antipsychotic Use with Delirium Progression in Critically Ill Trauma Patients.
The American surgeon. [DOI] 10.1177/00031348211069792. [PMID] 34986663.
2022
Using Machine Learning To Define the Impact of Beta-Lactam Early and Cumulative Target Attainment on Outcomes in Intensive Care Unit Patients with Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 66(7) [DOI] 10.1128/aac.00563-22. [PMID] 35699444.
2021
Optimal Antibiotic Duration for Bloodstream Infections Secondary to Intraabdominal Infection.
The Journal of surgical research. 260:82-87 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2020.10.029. [PMID] 33326932.
2020
An Update on Existing and Emerging Data for Meropenem-Vaborbactam.
Clinical therapeutics. 42(4):692-702 [DOI] 10.1016/j.clinthera.2020.01.023. [PMID] 32147146.
2020
Intensive Care Unit Delirium in Surgical Patients Is Associated with Upregulation in Tryptophan Metabolism
Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy. 40(6):500-506 [DOI] 10.1002/phar.2392.
2020
Letter to the editor (infection after penetrating brain injury).
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 88(3) [DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000002481. [PMID] 31425469.
2019
Recent Updates in the Pharmacological Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Systematic Review Focused on Fluid Resuscitation, Vasopressors, and Corticosteroids
Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 53(4):385-395 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028018812940.
2018
A Systematic Review of ICU and Non-ICU Clinical Pharmacy Services Using Telepharmacy
Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 52(12):1250-1258 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028018787213.
2016
Impact of Intraoperative Continuous-Infusion Versus Intermittent Dosing of Cefazolin Therapy on the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
Pharmacotherapy. 36(2):166-73 [DOI] 10.1002/phar.1689. [PMID] 26799442.
2015
Continuous Intraoperative Cefazolin Infusion May Reduce Surgical Site Infections During Cardiac Surgical Procedures: A Propensity-Matched Analysis.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 29(6):1582-7 [DOI] 10.1053/j.jvca.2015.03.026. [PMID] 26275516.
2014
Impact of pharmacists’ interventions and simvastatin dose restrictions.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 48(1):54-61 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028013511323. [PMID] 24259645.

Contact Details

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