Pre-meeting Session:
1. Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Workshop on Development, Maintenance, and Measuring Success Premeeting Workshop
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Room: 204AB

Learning Objectives:

 At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • identify critical decision and data points that guide the design and implementation of effective antimicrobial stewardship programs in healthcare institutions
  • discuss strategies and methods for formulating and presenting a convincing business case rationale for antimicrobial stewardship that builds leadership support
  • review key activities, tools and strategies to include in an effective stewardship program and measure its impact and outcomes

Available Preparatory Activities:

  1. Guidelines for Developing an Institutional Program to Enhance Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Joint SHEA/IDSA Taskforce, CID January 2007
  2. Fundamentals of Healthcare Epidemiology: Essentials for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
    Eight-hour online educational offering adapted from the SHEA/CDC Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology to provide healthcare providers with a foundation in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention.

Target Audience: This activity is designed for pediatric and adult infectious diseases physicians, healthcare epidemiologists, microbiologists, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers who desire to create implement or improve an antimicrobial stewardship program for their healthcare institution. Individuals representing community-based hospitals are particularly targeted for this activity; however, individuals representing all sizes of institutions will find the content relevant to their needs., Pharmacists, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Sara Cosgrove, MD, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution , Christopher Ohl, MD, Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 7.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 7.5 application-based contact hours (0.75 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-168-L01-P

Disclosures:

S. Cosgrove, Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
AdvanDx: Grant Investigator, Educational grant
Cubist: Grant Investigator, Educational grant

C. Ohl, Optimer: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Ortho-McNeil: , Speaker honorarium
Pfizer: Speaker's Bureau, Speaker honorarium
BD-Gene Ohm: Consultant, Consulting fee

A. Srinivasan, None

C. Ohl, Optimer: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Ortho-McNeil: , Speaker honorarium
Pfizer: Speaker's Bureau, Speaker honorarium
BD-Gene Ohm: Consultant, Consulting fee

S. Cosgrove, Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
AdvanDx: Grant Investigator, Educational grant
Cubist: Grant Investigator, Educational grant

A. H. Norris, None

A. Srinivasan, None

S. Cosgrove, Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
AdvanDx: Grant Investigator, Educational grant
Cubist: Grant Investigator, Educational grant

C. Ohl, Optimer: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Ortho-McNeil: , Speaker honorarium
Pfizer: Speaker's Bureau, Speaker honorarium
BD-Gene Ohm: Consultant, Consulting fee

R. H. Small, None

J. Newland, None

E. Septimus, None

H. Gold, None

R. Polk, Merck: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient
Astellas: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient
Cubist: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient

N. Fishman, None

E. Dodds-Ashley, None

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