192. Global Perspectives on Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: S 305-314

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the status of global antimicrobial stewardship efforts.
  • discuss the World Health Organization's activities in tracking antimicrobial resistance and promoting antimicrobial stewardship in Eastern Europe.
  • describe the landscape of antimicrobial resistance and trends in South America.

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

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

Moderators:  Debra Goff, PharmD, Ohio State University and Emily Spivak, MD, MHS, University of Utah Health

8:45 AM
Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship in South America
Maria Virginia Villegas, MD, MSc, FIDSA

9:10 AM

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: 0221-9999-18-255-L01-P


D. Goff, None

E. Spivak, None

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