Symposium on Healthcare Associated Infections (RP1411C)

Dallas, TX US
April 18, 2015

The purpose of this symposium is to provide information on the advances in antimicrobial stewardship. At the end of this activity the learner should be able to demonstrate understanding different dimensions of conserving antimicrobial choices for their patients, how to make prudent and appropriate antimicrobial choices for the patients, and how antimicrobial stewardship is safer for patients that they care for. 

Target Audience

The conference is designed for physicians, physician learners, pharmacists, and infection prevention, patient safety and quality improvement professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the value of antimicrobial stewardship programs and practice
  2. Use appropriate antimicrobial agents in surgical patients
  3. Effectively educate and communicate interventions to promote prudent antimicrobial use
  4. Address issues in antimicrobial therapy during transitions of care
  5. Utilize clinical laboratory appropriately in order to promote better antimicrobial use
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA
  • 7.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/10/2015
Course expires: 
08/20/2015
Event starts: 
04/18/2015 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/18/2015 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$200.00
Zale Sophomore Lecture Hall, D1.600
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Director

Pranavi V. Sreeramoju, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Registration

To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA
  • 7.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/10/2015
Course expires: 
08/20/2015

Price

Cost:
$200.00
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