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ESCMID Panorama

Improving Antibiotic Prescribing in Hospitals, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

4 - 5 March 2011, Belgrade, Serbia

Organisers

ESCMID Study Group for Antibiotic Policies (ESGAP), the Serbian Association of Prevention and Infection Control (SAPIC) and the Serbian Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SSICM).

Course Materials

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Friday,  4 March 2011

Session 1: Relationship between antimicrobial use and bacterial resistance in hospitals

  • Antimicrobial use and bacterial resistance: data from Clinical Centre of Serbia. B. Jovanovic
  • Antimicrobial use and bacterial resistance: European and USA data. B. Cookson
  • How to study the relationship between antimicrobial use and bacterial resistance. S. Harbarth

Session 2: Antimicrobial prescribing in intensive care

  • Antimicrobial use in ICUs: data from Medical Military Academy. M. Surbatovic
  • Antimicrobial use in ICUs: data from Clinical Centre of Serbia. Z. Terziski
  • Antimicrobial use in ICUs: data from Slovenia. B. Beovic
  • Basic principles of rational antimicrobial prescribing in the ICU including the value of new diagnostic tools. S. Harbarth

 

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Session 3: Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery

  • Basic principles of rational antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery. G. Zanetti
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery: data from Clinical Center Serbia. B. Jovanovic
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery: date from Clinical Centre Novi Sad. G. Cosic
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery: data from Europe. G. Zanetti

Session 4: Antibiotic policies and interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing

  • Overview of antibiotic policies and interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing in hospitals (therapy and prophylaxis). B. Cookson
  • Interventions to improve  prescribing: experience in Central and Eastern Europe. B. Beovic
  • The influence of education on the consumption of antibiotics. S. Jankovic
    Presentation witheld by author
  • The gap between antimicrobial resistance and novel drug development. D. L. Monnet

Session 5: Antibiotic policies and interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing

  • Improving antibiotic prescribing through  educational interventions. D. Nathwani
    Presentation witheld by author
  • Influence of sociocultural components on outpatient antibiotic use. S. Harbarth
  • ECDC´s successful actions to combat antimicrobial resistance. D. L. Monnet
Course Faculty
  • Bojana Beovic, Ljubljana, SI
  • Vesna Bumbaširevic, Belgrade, RS
  • Barry Cookson, London, UK
  • Gorana Cosic, Novi Sad, RS
  • Stephan Harbarth, Geneva, CH
  • Slobodan Jankovic, Kragujevac, RS
  • Biljana Jovanovic, Belgrade, RS
  • Dominique Luis Monnet, Stockholm, SE
  • Dilip Nathwani, Dundee, UK
  • Dejan Radenkovic, Belgrade, RS
  • Predrag Romic, Belgrade, RS
  • Maja Surbatovic, Belgrade, RS
  • Zaneta Terziski, Belgrade, RS
  • Giorgio Zanetti, Lausanne, CH
Contact Person

Biljana Jovanovic
Clinical Center of Serbia
Department for hospital epidemiology
Pasterova 2
11000 Belgrade
Serbia

Phone + 381 11 3615 362
Fax + 381 11 2687 570



Administrative Secretariat

Dejan Musi?
Clinical Center of Serbia
Department for hospital epidemiology
Pasterova 2
11000 Belgrade
Serbia

Phone + 381 11 3615 362
Fax + 381 11 2687 570



Vesna Stevanovi?
Clinical Center of Serbia
Department for hospital epidemiology
Pasterova 2
11000 Belgrade
Serbia

Phone + 381 11 3615 362
Fax + 381 11 2687 570



Course Objectives

This course provides participants with up-to-date background information and a practical approach to the emerging problem of antibiotic resistance and its influence on healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs). Through interactive sessions participants will have the possibility to discuss practical problems with leading experts in the field.

Venue

Continental Hotel
Vladimira Popovica 10
New Belgrade
Serbia

Target Audience

80 -100 participants from Serbia, Europe, Middle East and beyond. The organizing committee will accept applications from all clinical microbiologists, infectious disease physicians, especially trainees, ICU intensivists-anesthesiologists and surgeons who are interested in the study of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections, and/or who are (or intend to be) members of Hospital Infection Control Committees.

Last update: 29 March 2011

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