Advisor Live: Antimicrobial Stewardship - Why Now and How?
This 90-minute webinar discusses strategies and tools for implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs, including methods for measuring antimicrobial use and resistance. Join Premier’s free Advisor Live® webinar series for a special Get Smart About Antibiotics Week presentation on Thursday, November 19 from 12-1:30 p.m. EST. The panel for this 90-minute webinar will discuss strategies and tools for implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs, including methods for measuring antimicrobial use and resistance. EXPERT PRESENTERS: - Gina Pugliese, RN, MS, vice president, Premier Safety Institute®, moderator - Arjun Srinivasan, MD, (CAPT, USPHS) medical director of the CDC’s Get Smart for Healthcare program, will highlight the national focus on antibiotic stewardship and reasons for the current urgency - Michael Postelnick, RPh, BCPS AQ- Infectious Diseases, clinical manager and senior infectious diseases pharmacist for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, will share lessons learned from implementing their antibiotic stewardship program - Craig Barrett, Pharm.D., BCPS, director safety solutions for Premier, Inc. will share strategies from Premier member hospitals striving for antimicrobial stewardship