Education
Antibiotic Therapy and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Event Description

07 - 09 June 2023
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Onsite

In the face of escalating antimicrobial resistance, it has become imperative for healthcare professionals to stay updated on the latest developments in antibiotic therapy and antimicrobial stewardship. This course aims to provide participants with comprehensive insights into the relationship between antimicrobial use and resistance, appropriate antimicrobial therapy regimens, interventions to combat resistance, and the role of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASP) in addressing this global health threat. 

Intended audience: 

Medical doctors and pharmacists, nurses or other healthcare professionals with an MSc or PhD are eligible, provided they completed the basic module or have experience in IPC 

Objectives: 

  • To provide participants with the latest update on resistance epidemiology and new insights into relationship between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance. 
  • To provide participants with an overview of appropriate antimicrobial therapy regimens for common infectious diseases. 
  • To provide participants with an overview of interventions to reduce antimicrobial resistance. 
  • To provide participants with overview of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASP), their mission and goals as well as role of various stakeholders. 
  • To discuss multidisciplinary strategies of ASP. 
  • To provide participants with and insight into the role of information technology in ASP. 
  • To give the participants the opportunity to discuss limitations of ASP, barriers to implementation in local environment. 

Course coordinator: 

Tatjana Lejko Zupanc (national EUCIC coordinator), Ljubljana, Slovenia 
Tadeja Matos (member of national committee), Ljubljana Slovenia
Mateja Pirš (member of national committee), Ljubljana Slovenia
Mateja Logar (member of national committee), Ljubljana Slovenia
Bojana Beović (ESGAP), Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nuno Rocha-Pereira, Porto, Portugal
Oana Sandulescu, Bucharest, Romania

Organisers: 

European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 

Certification: 

Course organisers will monitor attendance. Only participants attending live sessions will be able to receive the certification. 

Course Venue: 

University Medical Center Ljubljana 
Department of infectious Diseases 
UMC Ljubljana 
Ljubljana, Japljeva 2, Slovenia 

Accommodation: 

Accommodation is not included in the registration. 

Registration details: 

Registration fees include full access to the course, coffee breaks, lunches and dinners. Travel costs and accommodation are not included with either fee.

Deadlines

Registration

Registration was closed on 01.05.2023.

Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

Registration Fees

Ticket

Fee

ESCMID Members:

EUR 300

Non-ESCMID Members:

EUR 400