Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices
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date_range Starts on November 22, 2013
event_note Ends on November 27, 2015
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Internet Enduring Material Sponsored by: Stanford University School of Medicine // Presented by: The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine

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Unit 1: The Basic Clinical Science of Antimicrobial Use:

  • • Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • The Story of Penicillin
    • Principles of Antimicrobial Use
    • Principles of Antibacterial Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics
    • Sepsis Case Study: Application of Principles
    • Introduction to Bacterial Resistance
    • Antibiotic Resistance: Gram Positive Resistance Beyond PCN
    • Antimicrobial Resistance: Mycobacterial, Viral and Fungal Resistant 
    • Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections
    • Antibiotic Allergies
    • Cystitis
    • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
    • Community Acquired Pneumonia in the Outpatient Setting

Unit 2: Practical Aspects of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Application to Special Circumstances and Populations:

  • • Antibiotic Stewardship Interventions
    • Convincing the C-Suite
    • Measurements and Metrics
    • Incorporating Clinical Decision Support into Stewardship
    • Diagnostics 
    • Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • Surgical Site Prophylaxis 
    • Out-Patient Parenteral Therapy
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics 
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship and Transplant Infectious Diseases
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Long-term Care
    • Antimicrobial Use at the end of life
    • Conclusion


  • Elizabeth Robilotti - Infection Control and Prevention
  • Stan Deresinski - Medicine - Med/Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, SHC

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