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U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week 

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) is an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. SIDP observes USAAW to help spread the word about the importance of appropriate antibiotic use, protect patients, and combat antibiotic resistance. To join us, please learn about how pharmacists can be antibiotic aware here and sign up for the SIDP AMR Challenge here!

Panelists:

Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA

Captain, USPHS

Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta, GA



Melinda Neuhauser, PharmD, MPH

Pharmacist and Acute Care Stewardship Lead

Office of Antibiotic Stewardship

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta, GA



Susan L. Davis, PharmD

Clinical Professor

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI



Jason M. Pogue, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Clinical Professor, Infectious Diseases

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

Ann Arbor, MI



Erin K. McCreary, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA




Episode 1: CDC Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: 2019 Update

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan and Dr. Melinda Neuhauser join host Dr. Erin McCreary to discuss the updated Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These updates emphasize the importance of pharmacist and physician co-led stewardship programs and expanding the stewardship team to all hospital groups and departments.

Episode 2: 5 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Be Antibiotics Aware
Dr. Susan Davis and Dr. Jason Pogue celebrate Antibiotic Awareness Week by discussing the 5 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Be Antibiotics Aware, including: verifying penicillin allergies, avoiding duplicate anaerobic coverage, reassessing antibiotic therapy, avoiding treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria, and using the shortest effective antibiotic duration.


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