Antimicrobial Stewardship: Principles and Practice

Course aims are: • reflect the situation and trends in antimicrobial resistance and consumption in Europe and worldwide • reflect the antibiotic stewardship initiatives being in place worldwide • reflect the scientific background of antibiotic stewardship interventions • learn the basic principles of antimicrobial resistance and consumption surveillance • reflect the quality management aspects of antimicrobial stewardship • learn the practical aspects of antimicrobial stewardship interventions • learn the principles of implementation of an antibiotic stewardship programme in various settings • learn the aspects of antibiotic stewardship in various settings: hospital (wards, surgery, ICU, hematology), primary care, general public, long-term care facilities • reflect the sociocultural aspects of antimicrobial stewardship • reflect behavioral science in antimicrobial stewardship • learn about other barriers to antimicrobial stewardship and how to address them • learn about the “change-the-behaviour” aspects of the antimicrobial stewardship interventions • learn about new technologies in AS • learn about rapid diagnostic possibilities and their impact on AS • learn how to integrate AS education in student, resident and postgraduate education at an institutional level • inform on evolving IT tools and devices for AS intervention • learn from national strategies: their successes and their failures

Start and end dates: 

Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017
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