Education
Optimised Dosing of Antibiotics Understanding PKPD, Clinical Breakpoints, and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Event Description

13 - 14 March 2024
Online
Online

In the field of antimicrobial therapy, achieving optimal dosing of antibiotics is essential to ensure effective treatment outcomes while minimizing the risk of adverse effects and antimicrobial resistance. This course aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) principles, strategies for setting clinical breakpoints, individualized dosing approaches, and the role of therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) in optimizing antibiotic therapy.

Intended audience:  

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

Objectives: 

This course presents and summarises currently available knowledge on PK/PD of
commonly used antibiotics, strategies for setting clinical breakpoints, individualised dosing, and therapeutic drug monitoring. The aim is to provide participants with insights that can be used to optimise antibiotic therapy for different patient groups, infection sites and pathogens.

Course coordinator: 

Thomas Tängdén, Sweden

Organisers:  

European society of intensive medicine (ESICM) 

Accreditation: 

This course has been granted 9.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)

Certification: 

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

Registration details: 

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

Registration fees include full access to the online course.  

Deadlines

Registration

Registration was closed on 01.03.2024.

Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

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Registration Fees

Ticket

Fee

ESCMID Members

EUR 150

Non-ESCMID Members

EUR 200

ESCMID Young Scientist Members

EUR 50

ESCMID LMIC members

EUR 20