Program Schedule

Advancing the Science of Antibiotic Stewardship

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107-AB

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Researchers, Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  David N. Schwartz, MD, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, Duke University Medical Center

10:30 AM
Impact of a New Practice Guideline on Antibiotic Use with Pediatric Tonsillectomy
Edmund Milder, MD ; Mark Rizzi, MD ; Knashawn Morales, ScD ; Rachael Ross, MPH ; Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD
10:45 AM
Validation of the Antibiotic Spectrum Score Method to Measure Antibiotic De-escalation (AD) Utilizing Electronic Bar Code Medication Admininstration Data in Patients with Healthcare Associated Pneumonia (HCAP)
Karl Madaras-Kelly, PharmD., MPH ; Makoto Jones, MD, MS ; Richard Remington, MS ; Christina Caplinger, PharmD ; Benedikt Huttner, MD ; Matthew Samore, MD
11:00 AM
Factors Associated with Optimizing Empiric Antibiotic Therapy in Six Hospitals
Daniel Morgan, MD, MS ; Nikolay Braykov, BSE ; Marin Schweizer, PhD ; Daniel Z. Uslan, MD, MS ; Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, PhD ; Scott a. Weisenberg, MD, MSc, DTM&H ; Birgir Johannsson, MD ; Heather Young, MD ; Joseph Cantey, MD ; Eli Perencevich, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Ramanan Laxminarayan, PhD, MPH
11:15 AM
Decreased Vancomycin Use after Implementation of a Decision Support Program for Antibiotic Time Outs
Makoto Jones, MD, MS ; Christopher Graber, MD, MPH ; Jorie Butler, PhD ; Kevin Nechodom, BS ; Jian Ying, PhD ; Yue Zhang, PhD ; Chad Kay, Pharm. D ; Amy Furman, Pharm D. ; Charlene Weir, PhD ; Peter Glassman, MBBS, MSc ; Lori Pollack, MD, MPH ; Matthew Samore, MD ; Matthew Bidwell Goetz, MD
11:30 AM
Impact of an Antimicrobial Order Auto-Stop on Clinical Outcomes at a Single Institution
Rachael Ross, MPH ; Talene A. Metjian, PharmD ; Jonathan Beus, MD ; Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD
11:45 AM
PAST is Present in Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Quality Initiative Targeting Inappropriate Use of Aztreonam using a Penicillin Allergy Screening Tool
Mary Staicu, PharmD ; Mary Lourdes Brundige, PharmD ; Allison Ramsey, M.D. ; Alexandra Yamshchikov, MD ; Maryrose Laguio-Vila, MD

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D. N. Schwartz, None

D. Anderson, None

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