Symposium:
203. Better Measures of Antimicrobial Use
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 28--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe how appropriate antibiotic use might be measured
  • discuss how antibiotic use could be benchmarked for inter-facility comparison
  • list some measures that can be used to monitor the effectiveness of stewardship interventions

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Stephen Parodi, MD, FIDSA, The Permanente Medical Group and Conan Macdougall, PharmD, MAS, University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-15-197-L04-P

Disclosures:

S. Parodi, None

C. Macdougall, None

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