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Friday, March 23 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
FR25 | Reports from the Front: Updates On the Approach to UTI From Three Stewardship Projects

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This session will provide participants with emerging information regarding urinary tract infection (UTI) management from national and international antimicrobial stewardship projects. The session will discuss implementation of new guidelines for the diagnosis of UTI, the development of new guidelines for the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated cystitis, and the presenter's experience in implementing a post-prescribing antibiotic time out as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning Objectives:
(1) Discuss facilitators and barriers with regard to implementation of a restrictive antibiotic prescription policy for UTI.
(2) Describe new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated cystitis in nursing home residents.
(3) Discuss factors to consider in the implementation of a post-prescribing antibiotic time out.

Speakers
avatar for David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD

David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD

David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He serves as the Director of LTC and Influenza Programs for the division and as Chief of Medical Affairs for UPMC Senior Communities. Dr. Nace chairs... Read More →
avatar for Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD

Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD

Christopher Crnich, MD, MPH, PhD, is Chief of Medicine at the Madison Wisconsin VA and an Associate Professor of Medicine in Infectious Disease at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Crnich is the principal or co-investigator on a number of federally... Read More →
avatar for Cees Hertogh, MD, PhD

Cees Hertogh, MD, PhD

Cees Hertogh, MD, PhD, is professor of elderly care medicine and geriatric ethics at the department of General Practice & Elderly Care Medicine of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam. He chairs the University Network for Organizations of Elderly Care of the VU University Medical... Read More →


Friday March 23, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Grapevine 1-2

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