266. Quality Measures for Hospital Antibiotic Use
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 391-392

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the CDC’s Standardized Antibiotic Administration Ratio (SAAR)
  • describe the ways in which the SAAR can be used to inform antibiotic stewardship efforts
  • list current measurement priorities for antibiotic use in Europe

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

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

Moderators:  Emily Spivak, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine and Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD, MHS, FCCP, BCPS, University of Rochester Medical Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-296-L04-P


E. Spivak, None

E. Dodds Ashley, HANYS: Consultant , Consulting fee
NYSCHP: Consultant , Speaker honorarium
Up To Date: Consultant , Licensing agreement or royalty

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