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Webinar: Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship powered by Diagnostics, June 21, 2022, 7:00 PM Eastern Time

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Webinar Description

Join CIDRAP-ASP for a webinar discussing the importance of effective, data-driven infection prevention strategies (IPC) and antibiotic stewardship (AS) initiatives. It has been shown that IPC and AS reduce drug-resistant infections and diminish the burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) within healthcare systems.

Our expert presenters are:

  • Aura Lucia Leal Castro, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Luis Alfredo Ponce de Leon, MD, PhD, Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Salvador Zubirán, México

Time for Q&A will follow the presentation. Continuing education credit for physicians and pharmacists (ACCME and ACPE) provided.

Date and Time

June 21, 6:00 – 7:15pm CDT

Register Here

Target Audience 

This program has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply diagnostics in clinical practice, and understand how improved utilization decreases the burden of drug resistant infections
  • Explain the importance of the connection between diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship
  • Describe new guidelines and measurements in Colombia and Latin America

More on the event webpage