Meet-the-Professor Session:
10. Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship in Neonatal ICUs
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 220-226

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe patterns of antimicrobial utilization in neonatal ICUs, including patterns of empiric and definitive antimicrobial therapy for common conditions
  • identify important adverse effects of antimicrobial treatment in this population
  • discuss antimicrobial stewardship strategies to improve antimicrobial use in neonatal ICUs in their institutions

Target Audience: public health practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, members-in-training, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, hospital administrators, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Meet-the-professors:  Pablo J. Sanchez, MD, FIDSA, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


7:35 AM
Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, FSHEA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours (0.125 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-114-L01-P


P. J. Sanchez, NIH: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Abvie: Scientific Advisor, Speaker honorarium
Glaxo-Smith-Kline: Grant Investigator, Research grant

L. Saiman, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.