36. Diagnostic Stewardship: Partner and Ally of Antimicrobial Stewardship
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: N 24

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe concrete ways in which clinicians and antimicrobial stewardship teams can collaborate with microbiology laboratories to optimize test utilization and antimicrobial administration
  • identify outcome measures that are appropriate for stewardship of laboratory tests
  • define overuse, overdiagnosis, and overtreatment and apply these concepts to infectious diseases tests

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers

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

Moderators:  Kristina Bryant, MD, University of Louisville and Candace L Johnson, MD, Columbia University Medical Center

10:30 AM
10:55 AM
Partnership with Your Microbiology Lab
Kaede Ota Sullivan, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FAAP, FCCM, D(ABMM)

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: 0221-9999-18-199-L04-P


K. Bryant, Pfizer: Investigator , Research support . PIDS: Board Member , No financial support . SHEA: Board Member , No financial support . MedStudy: Faculty for CME product , Honorarium .

C. L. Johnson, None

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