Antimicrobial Stewardship: Implementing the Change

Start Date : April 19, 2018
End Date : April 20, 2018
Time : 8:00 am to6:30 pm

Phone : +34 976 76 57 00 ext. 2664
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Location :
Euroforum Palacio de los Infantes, Calle del Rey, 38, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain


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Course Objectives:
- To understand the scientific background of antimicrobial stewardship interventions.
- To understand the sociocultural, ethical and behavioral aspects of antimicrobial stewardship.
- To acknowledge the relevance of the quality management/implementation aspects of antimicrobial stewardship.
- To learn about other barriers to antimicrobial stewardship and how to address them.
- To learn the basic principles of bacterial resistance and antimicrobial consumption surveillance.
- To understand the differential aspects of antimicrobial stewardship in various settings: hospital (medicine, surgery, ICU, hematology), primary care, general public, long-term care facilities.
- To learn how to integrate antimicrobial stewardship education in undergraduate and postgraduate curriculums of healthcare professionals.
- To overview the antimicrobial stewardship initiatives being in place worldwide.
- To learn from national strategies: their successes and failures.

Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Science, Health & Medicine.

Sub-Categories: Conferences | Science, Health & Medicine.

Registration Fee EUR for ESCMID members (Full Membership/Young Scientist Membership): EUR 650,
Registration Fee EUR all others: EUR 750.

Event Categories: Health & Nutrition.

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