From Lab to Wards in a Large Hospital: Diagnostic Stewardship, Antibiotic Stewardship Tools and Practical Training for an Appropriate Use of Antibiotics

Event Description

03 - 04 October 2024
Rome, Italy

Throughout this course, participants will have the opportunity to not only learn but also practice the principles of antimicrobial stewardship in real-world contexts. By engaging in hands-on activities and case studies, participants will gain valuable insights into the complexities of antimicrobial management.

Furthermore, this course aims to enhance participants' antibiogram interpretation skills, empowering them to decipher and utilize antibiogram data effectively for tailored antibiotic prescribing strategies. Through interactive sessions, participants will learn to evaluate and employ various tools essential for ensuring the appropriate use of antibiotics.

By the conclusion of this module, participants will emerge with a heightened understanding of antimicrobial stewardship principles, fortified diagnostic stewardship capabilities, and enhanced proficiency in utilizing antibiotic stewardship tools to optimize patient care outcomes within the hospital setting.

Intended audience:  

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


  • to “practice” the principles of antimicrobial stewardship in real-world context 
  • to discuss the role of the diagnostic stewardship 
  • to increase the knowledge on new molecular diagnostic tests and their implementation in daily practice 
  • to improve the antibiogram interpretation skills 
  • to evaluate tools for an appropriate use of antibiotics

Course coordinators: 

Rita Murri and Giulia De Angelis

Scientific Coordinators: 

Carlo Torti and Maurizio Sanguinetti


Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli, Università Cattolica S. Cuore  


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

Course Venue: 

Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy
Largo A. Gemelli, 8 00168 Rome, Italy  

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.  



Module closed to AMS trainees

Attendance Grant application

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Registration Fees

Not applicable.