Symposium:
177. Critical Collaborations in Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infection Control, and Diagnostic Microbiology
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: SDCC 25 ABC
Co-organized with the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists, and in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to:

  • describe the need for antimicrobial stewardship programs
  • discuss the roles and collaboration of the diagnostic microbiology lab, infection control, and stewardship team to optimize patient care

 

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Global ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and David Andes, MD, University of Wisconsin

Presentations:

10:30 AM
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

11:00 AM
Infection Control
Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Disclosures:

S. Cosgrove, Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
Rib-X: Consultant, Consulting fee
Forest/Cerexa: Consultant, Consulting fee
Novartis: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Cubist: Grant Investigator, Research grant

D. Andes, None

S. Jenkins, None

K. Kaye, pfizer: Consultant, Grant Investigator and Speaker's Bureau, Consulting fee, Research grant and Speaker honorarium
merck: Consultant, Grant Investigator and Speaker's Bureau, Consulting fee, Research grant and Speaker honorarium
cubist: Consultant, Grant Investigator and Speaker's Bureau, Consulting fee, Research grant and Speaker honorarium
theradoc: Consultant, Consulting fee

S. Cosgrove, Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee
Rib-X: Consultant, Consulting fee
Forest/Cerexa: Consultant, Consulting fee
Novartis: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Cubist: Grant Investigator, Research grant

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