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Philadelphia Community Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative

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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AGENDA


8:00-8:30 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast


8:30-8:40AM Welcome, Opening Remarks

  • James Buehler, MD ; Health Commissioner
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH)

8:40-9:45AM Current and Future Landscape of Antimicrobial Stewardship

  • Neil Fishman, MD;
    University of Pennsylvania Health System

9:45-10:00AM Break


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


11:00-11:15AM Break


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


12:15PM Networking Lunch