Jan Prins & Bojana Beovic
09:10 Problems of antimicrobial resistance in Europe and worldwide
09:30 Antimicrobial consumption: what do we know and what does it tell us?
Katja de With
09:50 Do antimicrobial interventions work? A review of scientific evidence for AMS
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Poster walk and small group discussions
Philip Howard, Benedikt Huttner & 10 members of the faculty
12:30 Lunch break
Basic group: practical topics
13:30 Measuring antimicrobial consumption
Katja de Witt
14:00 How to audit the quality of antimicrobial prescriptions in a hospital
14:30 How to do an antimicrobial resistance survey
Advanced group: research topics
13:30 Research needs and pitfalls in antimicrobial stewardship
14:00 Antimicrobial stewardship from a quality of care research perspective
Marlies Hulscher- Antimicrobial stewardship from a quality of care research perspective
14:30 Discussion of 3–5 research projects with a panel of experts
5 members of the faculty
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Small group practical workshop on behavioural aspects: improving antibiotic use in your own hospital – from barrier analysis to effective interventions
Marlies Hulscher, Jeroen Schouten & 10 members of the faculty
18:00 Walk to the beach (departure from the hotel reception)
Friday, 8 April
08:30 Antibiotic stewardship in primary care
09:10 Antibiotic stewardship: what to tell patients and general public
Vera Vlahovic´ Palcˇevski
09:35 Antibiotic stewardship in LTCFs
Celine Pulcini Antibiotic stewardship in LTCFs
10:00 Antifungal stewardship: any difference with antibiotics?
10:25 An audit of antifungal stewardship in the Netherlands
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Round table: an inventory of AMS initiatives worldwide – national and supra-national level
Dominique Monnet, Jan Prins & all faculty members
12:45 Lunch break
13:45 Interactive session: AMS in practice
Diamantis Kofteridis Interactive session: AMS in practice
Diamantis Kofteridis, Agnes Wechsler-Fördös & Guillaume Béraud
15:00 Education of healthcare professionals on antibiotic prescribing
Bojana Beavic Education of health-care professionals on antibiotic prescribing
Oliver J. Dyar Interactive session AMS in practice.
Bojana Beovic & Oliver J. Dyar
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 Rapid diagnostics and biomarkers: an AMS tool?
José Ramón Pano-Pardo
16:45 Informatics as a tool in AMS
17:15 10 golden rules of antibiotic stewardship in the ICU
18:15 Course evaluation
Register now online on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education.
Registration deadline is 20 March 2016.
EUR 595 for ESCMID members (Full Membership/Young Scientist Membership)
EUR 795 for all others
The fee includes the tuition, 2 nights stay in the hotel (Wednesday and Thursday night), 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner and coffee breaks.
Travel is not included. Hotel reservations will be handled on a first-come-first-served basis.
ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID “young scientist members”.
The grant covers the registration fee. Travel is not included. Please apply via the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education before 1 February 2016.
Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 15 February 2016.
The organizers of the course will apply for European CME accreditation through EACCME.
Contact Person (Scientific Programme)
Prof Jan Prins
Academic Medical Center, Room F4-217
1105 AZ, Amsterdam
Phone +31 205 664 380
Fax +31 206 972 286
Phone +31 736 901 415
Fax +31 736 901 417