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Antimicrobial Stewardship: Partnerships between the Lab, Physicians and Pharmacy

Sponsored in part by Cepheid.

This multi-part course will introduce core concepts required for a successful antimicrobial stewardship program while emphasizing the essential need for partnership between the clinical microbiology lab, the infectious disease physician and the infectious disease pharmacist. Participants will be able to tailor these principles to assist in developing new programs at their institution or maximizing the impact of their existing programs for use in clinical laboratories and/or clinical practice. P.A.C.E.®, California and Florida accreditation will be provided for the course.

Webinar Topics (All live webinars are scheduled for 2 pm Eastern)

Oct. 20: Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance &
Approaches to Susceptibility Testing

Sandra Richter, M.D., D(ABMM)
Mayo Clinic
Nov. 3: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Antibacterials:
AUC, MIC, and Magic Math to Optimize Antibiotic Dosing

James S. Lewis, II, Pharm.D., FIDSA
Oregon Health & Science University
Nov. 17: Optimizing Use of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Data
to Address Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiatives

Patricia (Trish) J. Simner, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dec. 1: The Role of Laboratory Test Stewardship on Antimicrobial Use

Sara Revolinski, Pharm.D., BCPS
Medical College of Wisconsin

Each webinar's content is independent and does not build on the previous webinars in the series, so learners can purchase only those that meet their needs.

This course is beneficial to those seeking to develop or improve the outcomes of their antimicrobial stewardship program. Specific target audiences include:
  • Laboratory Personnel (e.g., medical technologists, supervisors, and directors).
  • Infectious Disease Physicians/Fellows.
  • Infectious Disease Pharmacists/Fellows.
The level of instruction for this series is Intermediate.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit
Each presentation is approved for 1.0 P.A.C.E. ® credit. ASM is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. All presentations are recognized by the California Department of Health and Florida Department of Health and qualify for California and Florida CE credit toward license renewal. CE credits can only be claimed by the purchaser (individual sales only).

For individuals-
Single webinar – $35 for ASM members/ $47 for ASM supporting members and non-members
Webinar bundle (all four topics) – $130 ASM members/ $174 for ASM supporting members and non-members

The purchase price includes unlimited access to the webinars through Oct. 19, 2022 and continuing education credit for the purchaser.

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For institutions-
An institutional subscription is available for this course for $259 per webinar. Purchase of institutional subscriptions will allow access and CE credit for up to 10 users. Please email Tamara Lake at to purchase an institutional subscription.

There are four webinars in this series. The webinars' content does not build on the previous webinars in the series. All of the content is independent so learners can purchase only those that meet their needs.

Each webinar will be presented live and the recording of that presentation will be available within 3 business days.

Please email ASM if you require closed captioning.

If you are purchasing all four topics click this “Add to Cart” to get the bundle price. Adding all topics to your cart individually will result in a higher fee.