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Middle Tennessee Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium
January 26, 2018
At the end of this symposium, the learner should be able to:
• Discuss state and nationwide antimicrobial stewardship efforts and how they affect your practice.
• Discuss how to appropriately utilize current information and diagnostics technology to maximize your stewardship impact in your facilities.
•Identify resources available to assist in the development of antimicrobial stewardship programs in the acutecare, long-term care, and outpatient settings.
•Evaluate an antimicrobial stewardship program using evidence-based metrics.
•Explain the importance of interdisciplinary and inter-facility collaboration in antimicrobial stewardship programs.
•Discuss optimization of antimicrobial therapy for certain infections based on your community’s and region’s antibiogram.