7 Driving Change to Promote Rational Antimicrobial Use

Saturday, April 2, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Sapphire (Hilton Anatole)
CME Credits: 1.25
CPE Credits: 1.25
ACPE UPN: 0072-9999-11-002-L04-P (knowledge-based)
Registration Code: M1
Type: Meet-the-Consultants
Summary: Efforts to improve antimicrobial stewardship and antimicrobial stewardship programs are a constant challenge. This session will allow attendees to learn about the latest efforts at CDC and a nationwide hospital network in understanding improving antimicrobial stewardship in healthcare settings. Learners will also review basic and advanced strategies for effective implementation of stewardship programs.
Learning Objectives:
Endorsed by:
  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
7:00 AM
Melinda Neuhauser, PharmD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7:15 AM
Edward J. Septimus, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Hospital Corporation of America
7:30 AM
Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention