Oral Abstract Session:
173. Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
Friday, October 9, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 5--AB

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD, University of Utah School of Medicine and Debra Palazzi, MD, MEd, Baylor College of Medicine

2:00 PM
Comparison of Antibiotic Prescribing for Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia Between Children’s and Non-Children’s Hospitals
Alison Tribble, MD ; Rachael Ross, MPH ; Neika Vendetti, MPH ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD
2:15 PM
Developing a Biomarker-Driven Algorithm to Improve Antibiotic Use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: the Optimizing Antibiotic Strategies in Sepsis (OASIS) Study
Kevin Downes, MD ; Scott Weiss, MD, MSCE ; Sarah B. Klieger, MPH ; Julie Fitzgerald, MD, PhD ; Fran Balamuth, MD, PhD, MSCE ; Sherri Kubis, RN ; Pam Tolomeo, MPH ; Warren Bilker, PhD ; Xiaoyan Han, MS ; Irving Nachamkin, DrPH, MPH, FIDSA ; Charles Garrigan, MB ; Jennifer Han, MD, MSCE ; Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH, FPIDS
2:30 PM
Impact of PCR-based Rapid Identification of Staphylococcal Bacteremia Combined with Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Intervention in Pediatric Patients
Karen Ravin, MD ; Sanjeev Swami, MD ; Shannon Chan, PharmD ; Jobayer Hossain, PhD ; Lizabeth Marek, MT
2:45 PM
Patterns of perioperative antibiotic use after ambulatory surgery in ambulatory surgical centers vs. a hospital-based facility
Rachael Ross, MPH ; Douglas Canning, MD ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH, FPIDS ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD
3:00 PM
Practice Variation in Antibiotic Treatment for Outpatient Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Lori Handy, MD ; Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD ; Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE, FPIDS ; Matthew Bryan, PhD ; Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP
3:15 PM
Utilizing a Modified Care Coordination Measurement Tool  to Capture Value for a Pediatric Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) program
Louise Vaz, MD, MPH ; Cindi Farnstrom, MN, CPNP ; Erin Merrifield, RN, BSN, CCRP ; Kimberly Felder, PA-C ; Penelope Barnes, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPATH, PhD ; Hannah Rosenberg, MSc ; Richard Antonelli, MD, MS

CME Credits:

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:

See more of: Oral Abstract Session

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.