Antimicrobial Stewardship in a Hospital Setting

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This talk will present you with the basics of antimicrobial stewardship, particularly for the hospital setting. Topics include: why antimicrobial is necessary, negative consequences of antimicrobial use including antimicrobial resistance and C. difficile infection, and the principles of optimal antimicrobial use. We will walk through the “Core Elements of Antimicrobial Stewardship” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and provide examples of the core elements.

Total Viewing Time: 54 minutes - 1 video
Instruction Format: Slide and Presentation On Demand Webinar
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Internet Enduring Material)


Published

October 2, 2019

Expires

October 2, 2022

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Brian Metzger, MD, MPH

Brian Metzger, MD, MPH

Brian Metzger, MD is board-certified in Infectious Diseases & Internal Medicine.