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ESCMID Panorama

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Hospitals, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

25 - 26 April 2013, Zeuthen near Berlin, Germany

Organisers
  • ESCMID Study Group for Antibiotic Policies (ESGAP)
  • German Society for Infectious Diseases (DGI)
  • Akademie für Infektionsmedizin e.V.
Course Coordinators
  • Winfried V. Kern, Freiburg, DE
  • Dilip Nathwani, Dundee, UK
Course Objectives

The aim is to provide participants with a detailed understanding of key issues and core skills required to support local and national stewardship programmes.

Course Venue

Seehotel Zeuthen
Fontaneallee 27/28
D-15738 Zeuthen
www.seehotel-zeuthen.de

Target Audience

100 physicians and pharmacists involved/interested in hospital antibiotic stewardship programmes.

Administrative Secretariat

Akademie für Infektionsmedizin
Matthias Berg
Perleberger Strasse 27
10559 Berlin, Germany

Phone +49 (0)30 398 0193-0
Fax +49 (0)30 398 0193-20

Course Programme
 

Presentations are availabe in the ESCMID Online Lecture Library.


Thursday, 25 April 2013
  • Refreshments

Session 1: Plenary
Chairs: D. Nathwani & W. V. Kern

  • Introduction. D. Nathwani & W. V. Kern
  • Social and behavioural approach to antibiotic prescribing in hospitals.
    J. van der Meer
  • How to measure and audit antimicrobial prescriptions in a hospital.
    I. Gyssens
  • ECDC actions to combat antimicrobial resistance. D. Monnet
  • Coffee break

Session 2: Plenary
Chairs: I. Gyssens & B. Beovic

  • Effectiveness of the interventions in antimicrobial stewardship: What works? Updated Cochrane systematic review and systematic review methodology.
    P. Davey
  • Improving hospital antibiotic prescribing through educational interventions.
    D. Nathwani
  • Dinner
Friday, 26 April 2013

Session 3: Plenary
Chairs: K. Thursky & U. Theuretzbacher

  • Linking antibiotic resistance to antimicrobial exposure with patient and aggregate data. S. Harbarth
  • Biomarkers and rapid diagnostics in antibiotic stewardship. J. Ramon Paño
  • Integrating stewardship and infection control: organisation, system and teams. A. Holmes
  • Coffee break

Session 4: Parallel sessions
Group A:

  • Interactive clinical scenarios – patient and hospital based approach.
    W. V. Kern & J. van der Meer
  • A practical approach to point prevalence survey and prescription audits.
    I. Gyssens & K. de With

Group B:

  • Improving dosing regimens to minimise resistance. U. Theuretzbacher
  • How can computerised decision systems help stewardship. K. Thursky
  • Quality and clinical indicators as prescribing and infection management targets. D. Nathwani
  • Lunch

Parallel sessions (continued)
Group A:

  • Improving dosing regimens to minimise resistance. U. Theuretzbacher
  • How can computerised decision systems help stewardship. K. Thursky
  • Quality and clinical indicators as prescribing and infection management targets. D. Nathwani

Group B:

  • Interactive clinical scenarios – patient and hospital based approach.
    W. V. Kern & J. van der Meer
  • A practical approach to point prevalence survey and prescription audits.
    I. Gyssens & K. de With
  • Coffee break

Session 5: Plenary
Chairs: D. Nathwani & B. Beovic

  • Experience with regional and national programmes: Australia. K. Thursky
  • Experience with regional and national programmes: France. J. Carlet
  • Experience with regional and national programmes: Germany. W.V. Kern
  • Experience with regional and national programmes: The Netherlands.
    J. van der Meer
  • After work drinks and farewell
Invited Faculty Members
  • Bojana Beovic, Ljubliana, SI
  • Jean Carlet, Paris, FR
  • Katja de With, Freiburg, DE
  • Peter Davey, Dundee, UK
  • Inge Gyssens, Nijmegen, NL
  • Stephan Harbarth, Geneva, CH
  • Alison Holmes, London, UK
  • Winfried V. Kern, Freiburg, DE
  • Dominique Monnet, Stockholm, SE
  • Dilip Nathwani, Dundee, UK
  • José Ramón Paño, Madrid, ES
  • Ursula Theuretzbacher, Vienna, AT
  • Karin Thursky, Melbourne, AU
  • Jos van der Meer, Nijmegen, NL
Last update: 06 September 2012

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