Interactive Session:
019. Controversies in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Pro/Con Debates
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 06DE
Co-organized with Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the advantages and disadvantages of mandating hospital data required to develop CDC's Standardized Antimicrobial Administration Ratio.  
  • compare electronic vs. sociobehavioral interventions when implementing antimicrobial stewardship strategies.  
  • discuss the benefits and drawbacks of expanding an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program into the Intensive Care Unit.

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

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

Interactive Moderators:  Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Trivedi Consults, LLC and John B. Lynch, MD, MPH, Harborview Medical Center

8:30 AM
Is SAAR Ready for Primetime? PRO
Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD, MHS, FCCP, BCPS

8:45 AM
Is SAAR Ready for Primetime? CON
Neil O. Fishman, MD, FSHEA

9:20 AM
9:30 AM
Should Your ASP Include the ICU? PRO
Alyssa R. Letourneau, MD, MPH

9:40 AM
Should Your ASP Include the ICU? CON
Richard G. Wunderink, MD

9:50 AM

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.50 application-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-231-L01-P


K. K. Trivedi, None

J. B. Lynch, None

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