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Anti Microbial Stewardship Program

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 

Venue : Main Auditorium  , International Medical Center | Date : 30 November 2016

Organized by : Infection Control Department, IMC Academy

Learning Objectives

Conduct needs assessment for their institution 

Discuss specific stewardship strategies and their methods , merits and drawbacks based on resource availability 

Identify best first steps to initiate antimicrobial stewardship program in their institution, with emphasis on both adult and pediatric settings 

Identify common mechanisms of resistance for different bug/drug combinations including Gram-negative organisms

Examine therapeutic options for highly resistant organisms

Discuss MICs and breakpoints and their role in determining appropriate therapy

Identify common mechanisms of resistance  for different bug/drug combinations including Gram-positive organisms

Discuss MICs and breakpoints and their role in determining appropriate therapy 

Examine how the infection preventionist can be included on the microbial stewardship team 

Explain the limitations of microbiology laboratory data 

Identify new laboratory technologies that could enhance antimicrobial stewardship programs 

Identify strengths and weaknesses of the antibiogram and identify best practices 

Topics to be discussed : 

Tailoring to your reality : Effective strategies for designing a stewardship program 

Special topics in antimicrobial stewardship : Gram negative resistance 

Special topics in antimicrobial stewardship : Gram positve resistance 

The role of infection preventionist 

Collaborating with your microbiology laboratory 

Target audience :

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and hospital administrators who want a deeper meaning of infection control practices and how the practices can be                              applied in a healthcare setting to improve safety and quality of care 

CME hours :  8 CME 

Course Fee : Indivisual (400 SAR )  |  For IMC group (3 or more) 300 SAR 

For Inquiries and registration : 

visit : http://www.imc.med.sa/

Call @ 00966-12-650-9000



Starts: 30/11/2016
Ends: 30/11/2016
Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Organized By:
International Medical Center - Jeddah
400 SAR Individual
300 SAR for group of 3 (IMC)
All Health Professionals
Hospital CEOs
Lab Technician
Medical Student
Nurse Educator
8 CME Hours

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