268. Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Pediatrics
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 17AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • implement antibiotic stewardship programs in diverse pediatric populations
  • formulate effective communication strategies for talking with parents about antibiotics

Target Audience: Epidemiologists, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Trainee

Chairs:  Kristina Bryant, MD, FPIDS, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Debra Goff, PharmD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Moderators:  Michael Smith, MD, MSCE, Duke University School of Medicine and Angela Myers, MD, MPH, FPIDS, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City and University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

2:00 PM
Challenges with NICU Stewardship
Dmitry Dukhovny, M.D., M.P.H
2:25 PM
Outpatient Antibiotic Control
Jason Newland, MD, MEd
2:50 PM
Talking to Parents about Antibiotic Use
Rita Mangione-Smith, M.D., M.P.H.

3:15 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-314-L01-P


K. Bryant, Pfizer: Grant Investigator , Research support

D. Goff, None

M. Smith, None

A. Myers, None

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