Antimicrobial resistance – from pathogenesis to patient care

5, Jun 2019 External Event

Date: 13 September 2019

Venue: Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7EH

Organised by: American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Overview:  The symposium’s goal is to educate and engage pharmacists and pharmacy trainees in applying scientific and clinical evidence to real-world patient cases on the management of antimicrobial resistance to optimize patient care and outcomes.

The learning objectives are to:

1.    Discuss the evolution and current understanding of the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance

2.    Evaluate effectiveness of antimicrobial therapy for multi-drug resistant gram-positive and gram-negative pathogens

3.    Recommend management strategies for multi-drug resistant gram-positive and gram-negative infections

4.    Devise a monitoring plan to assess for efficacy and safety of antimicrobial therapy

5.     Apply contemporary clinical evidence to optimize health and patient outcomes

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