September 25 Sep 25
2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Friday Fri

Updates Regarding COVID-19 Advisory

In light of the University’s guidance around social distancing, we have reviewed our upcoming Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions and have decided to move forward with virtual sessions for the immediate future. 

*Please note that all Pediatric Grands Rounds sessions will be online onlyPlease do not go to LPCH Auditorium. 

Pediatric Grand Rounds Webinar (CME): The Landscape of Antibiotic Resistance in the United States

Pranita Tamma, MD, MHS - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

This presentation will review the epidemiology of antibacterial resistance in the United States as well as novel diagnostics to ensure patients are placed on appropriate antibiotic therapy as early as possible in their treatment course. 

This presentation will review the epidemiology of antibacterial resistance in the United States as well as novel diagnostics to ensure patients are placed on appropriate antibiotic therapy as early as possible in their treatment course. 

Speaker

Pranita Tamma, MD, MHS

Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Session Recording

Session Description

This presentation will review the epidemiology of antibacterial resistance in the United States as well as novel diagnostics to ensure patients are placed on appropriate antibiotic therapy as early as possible in their treatment course. 

Education Goals

  • To understand the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in the United States. 
  • Understand the role of antibiotic stewardship programs in reducing the emergence of resistance. 
  • Understand novel diagnostics and treatment approaches to ensure patients are placed on early and appropriate antibiotic therapy.