141. Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Control Roles in Transitions of Care
Friday, October 19, 2012: 2:00 PM-3:30 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:

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

  • identify unique antimicrobial management strategies for long-term care settings
  • apply antimicrobial stewardship and infection control in transitions of care among healthcare settings
  • discuss appropriate antimicrobial use for end-of-life situations

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infection Preventionists

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

Moderator:  Christopher J. Crinch, MD, MS, William S. Middleton VA Hospital


2:30 PM
Antibiotics and Infection Prevention in Dialysis
Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH, FSHEA

3:00 PM
Antimicrobial Use at the End of Life
Preeti Malani, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

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


C. J. Crinch, None

C. J. Crinch, None

A. Kallen, None

P. Malani, None

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