Meet-the-Professor Session:
110. Setting up an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program for a Long-Term Care Facility: Practical Pointers from the Front Line
Friday, October 6, 2017: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 01AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss practical pointers for establishing an antimicrobial stewardship program in a long-term care facility and a long-term acute care hospital. 
  • discuss barriers to implementation in these settings and ways to overcome them.

Target Audience: Clinicians, Fellows, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Chair:  Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Trivedi Consults, LLC

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-263-L01-P


K. K. Trivedi, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.