The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control hosted a conference focusing on antimicrobial stewardship. The purpose of this conference was to promote education, communication, and collaboration within the Philadelphia healthcare community for the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance. By the end of the workshop, attendees better understood how to create, expand, or improve antimicrobial stewardship at their facilities.

The Philadelphia Community Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative meeting was held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. The agenda is below and contains a links to the PDF version of the PowerPoint presentations used by each presenter during this conference.

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8:00-8:30 AM

 Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:40AM  Welcome, Opening Remarks
8:40-9:45AM  Current and Future Landscape of Antimicrobial Stewardship

10:00-10:15AM  Current State of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Philadelphia
10:15-10:30AM  Social and Behavioral Determinants of Antibiotic Prescribing: Implications for Stewardship Program Development
10:15-10:30AM  Practical Strategies for Utilizing Antimicrobial Use Data

11:15-12:15PM  Panel Discussion: Antimicrobial Stewardship Experiences at Local Acute Care Hospitals

 Networking Lunch