Symposium:
211. Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Theater A & B
Co-organized with the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Learning Objectives:

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

  • select the optimal outpatient antimicrobial from a repertoire of available agents accounting for pharmacokinetic properties of the agent and for host indications
  • list and discuss the benefits of new antimicrobials for children while considering the judicious use of these agents
  • compare and contrast the issues related to antimicrobial stewardship in Latin America and North America

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Katherine Fleming-Dutra, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Presentations:
10:30 AM
10:55 AM
Q&A
11:25 AM
Q&A
11:30 AM
11:55 AM
Q&A

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

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-292-L01-P

Disclosures:

K. Fleming-Dutra, None

R. Banerjee, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.