Education
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Control

Event Description

November 2025
Athens, Greece
Online

A comprehensive course designed to educate and train doctors, hospital pharmacists, and healthcare providers interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and infection prevention and control (IPC). This course addresses the critical intersection between judicious antimicrobial use and effective infection control practices, emphasizing the importance of both aspects in combating antimicrobial resistance and reducing healthcare-associated infections.

Intended audience: 

Target Audience ID Physicians, Medical Microbiologists, Clinical Pharmac(olog)ists, ICU physicians, Internists, Specialist Nurses, Pediatricians and other medical specialties.

Objectives: 

Train and educate doctors, hospital pharmacists and healthcare providers interested in Antimicrobial Stewardship, on how to a) use appropriately antimicrobials in complicated infections, but also b) prevent and control infections, thus eliminating the need for the use of antimicrobials.

Course coordinators: 

Diamantis Kofteridis, Heraklion, Greece
Zoi-Dorothea Pana, Nicosia, Cyprus
Aggeliki Karaiskou, Athens, Greece
Petros Ioannou, Heraklion, Greece
Ioannis Kopsidas, Athens, Greece
Nikolaos Spernovasilis, Cyprus

Organisers:  

School of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece
Prefecture of the region of Crete, Regional Development Fund of Crete, Greece
School of Medicine, European University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Hellenic Society of Infection Control, Athens, Greece
Center of Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO), Athens, Greece
Agency for Quality Assurance in Health (ODIPY), Athens, Greece

Certification: 

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

Course Venue: 

TBD 

Accommodation:

Accommodation is not included in the fee. 

Registration details: 

This course is part of the AMS Certificate Programme, but has some spaces open to registrations outside of the programme.

Registration fees includes full access to the course, coffee breaks and lunches. Travel costs and accommodation are not included in the fee.  

Deadlines

Registration

Registration is open until 01.11.2024.

Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

Registration Fees

Ticket

Fee

ESCMID Members

EUR 350

Non-ESCMID Members

EUR 450