Meet-the-Professor Session:
92. Antimicrobial and Diagnostic Stewardship
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 7:15 AM-8:30 AM
Room: S 206-208
Co-organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Remington Winter Course Foundation

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review current progress and emerging challenges in antimicrobial stewardship
  • discuss the major roles of the clinical laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship
  • identify promising developments in diagnostic testing, including when and how such testing should be incorporated into antimicrobial stewardship efforts

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

Tracks: Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Helen W. Boucher, MD, FIDSA, Tufts Medical Center and Daniel Diekema, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

7:35 AM
8:15 AM
Panel Discussion

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: 0221-9999-18-368-L01-P


H. W. Boucher, Merck & Co., Inc.: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee .

D. Diekema, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 3rd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.