Dr Esmita Charani outlines how the multidisciplinary teams should function to promote antimicrobial stewardship, and provides guidance for developing antimicrobial stewardship programmes.1/3 Next Interview
Prof. Antoni Torres discusses current clinical practice for antimicrobial therapy, including diagnosis, choice of therapy and how to monitor patients receiving antimicrobial therapy.2/3 Next Interview
Prof. Martin-Loeches analyses the new and emerging options for antimicrobial therapy, and provides guidance on how they can be incorporated into daily clinical practice.3/3 Take CE/CME Test
Learning Objectives & Overview
In this activity, the expert faculty review how to implement antimicrobial stewardship policies, the use of current antibiotics within the context of antimicrobial stewardship, and the new and emerging agents that will help combat multidrug-resistant pathogens.
This activity is jointly provided by USF Health and touchIME. read more
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of urologists, pulmonologists, hospital pharmacists, infectious disease specialists and primary care physicians involved in infection control and the treatment of antimicrobial disease.
USF Health adheres to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.
All individuals in a position to influence content have disclosed to USF Health any financial relationship with an ineligible organization. USF Health has reviewed and mitigated all relevant financial relationships related to the content of the activity. The relevant relationships are listed below. All individuals not listed have no relevant financial relationships.
Dr Esmita Charani discloses: Speakers bureau fees from Merck Sharp & Dohme.
Prof. Antoni Torres discloses: Consulting fees from Jansen, Merck Sharp & Dohme, OM Pharma, Pfizer and Polyphor.
Prof. Ignacio Martin-Loeches discloses: Advisory board fees from Gilead, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and Pfizer.
Jamie P Morano, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Associate Professor, Morsani College of Medicine and College of Public Health University of South Florida, USA has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
Touch Medical Director
Alison Scott has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
USF Health Office of Continuing Professional Development and touchIME staff have no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
Requirements for Successful Completion
In order to receive credit for this activity, participants must review the content and complete the post-test and evaluation form. Statements of credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through a joint providership of USF Health and touchIME. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
USF Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) – European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the American Medical Association (AMA). European physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM into European CME credit (ECMEC) should contact the UEMS (www.uems.eu)
Advanced Practice Providers
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
The AANPCP accepts certificates of participation for educational activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM by ACCME-accredited providers. APRNs who participate will receive a certificate of completion commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Date of original release: 24 February 2022. Date credits expire: 24 February 2024.
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After watching this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Analyse the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care in the management of antibiotic resistance
- Evaluate how current guidelines direct individualized patient care for antibiotic-resistant infections
- Discuss the practical use of new and emerging management options for antibiotic-resistant infections