118. Antimicrobial Stewardship Policy at National, State and Local Levels
Friday, October 9, 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 29--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe national policies pertaining to antimicrobial stewardship
  • define the role of antimicrobial stewardship with regards to the quality at a hospital level
  • review the progress made in California with state-wide stewardship initiatives

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

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID, Trainee

Moderators:  Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, Wayne State University and Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Trivedi Consults, LLC

11:00 AM
Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship as a Quality Indicator
Keith Teelucksingh, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)

11:30 AM
Experiences from the State of California
Ellie Goldstein, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

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: 0221-9999-15-173-L03-P


K. Kaye, None

K. K. Trivedi, None

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