INFECTIOUS DISEASE UPDATE SERIES: SESSION II ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP
November 17, 2016
You may attend one or both sessions in this series
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.
Program to follow at 6:15 p.m.
Conference Center FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital
Speaker Gretchen S. Arnoczy, MD
Objectives At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
• Examine the core elements of an antimicrobial stewardship program to include but not limited to
- Use of policies and interventions to improve antibiotic use
- Tracking and reporting antimicrobial use and outcomes * Antimicrobial use measures (days of therapy [DOT] or defined daily dose [DDD])
- Prescribing for specific syndromes without interfering with prompt and effective treatment for severe infection or sepsis