Thank you for joining us for our first co-sponsored session in conjunction with ID-Week 2018

Information about digital availability will be posted here when it becomes available.


Co-organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and 
the Remington Winter Course Foundation

Event Information

Antimicrobial and Diagnostic Stewardship

Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:15 AM-8:30 AM

Room: S 206-208

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Review current progress and emerging challenges in antimicrobial stewardship
  • Discuss the major roles of the clinical laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship
  • Identify promising developments in diagnostic testing, including when and how such testing should be incorporated into antimicrobial stewardship efforts

Target Audience:
Academicians, Clinicians, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists


  • Helen W. Boucher, MD, FIDSA, Tufts Medical Center
  • Daniel Diekema, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics


7:15 AM:
Antibiotic Stewardship: Progress and Challenges
Arjun Srinivasan, MD

7:35 AM
Leveraging Diagnostic Advances to Improve Antibiotic Use
Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, MHS

7:55 AM
Putting It All Together: Incorporating New Diagnostics into Your Stewardship Program
Jerod Nagel, PharmD, BCPS

8:15 AM
Panel Discussion

CME Credits:
Maximum of 1.25 hours of 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits:
ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number:

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