Antibiotic Stewardship 2022: Updates and Dogmas
This webinar is being offered in recognition of 2022 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (Nov. 18-24). Antimicrobial stewardship programs play a critical role in supporting appropriate antibiotic prescribing practices. In this webinar, CDC experts discuss how you can implement an antimicrobial stewardship program to address the CDC Core Elements. Participants will learn about the CDC’s approaches for the core elements of antibiotic stewardship programs as well as utilization of recent evidence for appropriate use of antibiotic therapy to promote patient safety and reduce antibiotic resistance.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity is intended for pharmacists.
After completing this activity, the learner should be able to:
- List the CDC’s priority implementation approaches for the hospital core elements of antibiotic stewardship programs.
- Discuss the recent evidence on short course antimicrobial therapy.
- Identify the pros and cons of earlier switch to oral therapy.
- Summarize the evidence supporting the need for bactericidal therapy.
Schedule of Activities
Anna Legreid Dopp, PharmD, CPHQ, Moderator, Activity Chair
Senior Director, Clinical Guidelines and Quality Improvement
Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Deputy Director for Program Improvement, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emily Spivak, MD, MHS, FIDSA
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
Jesse Sutton, PharmD, BCIDP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases
Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
Salt Lake City, Utah
Relevant Financial Relationship Disclosure
As defined by the Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education definition of ineligible company. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated prior to the CPE activity