Meeting of the Minds CE Program - Antibiotic Resistance and Stewardship
Tuesday, Nov. 15

Join fellow alumni and pharmacy professionals for a panel discussion, led by Dr. Terry Seaton, professor of pharmacy practice, on antibiotic resistance and stewardship, worth 1.5 hours of CE credit (UAN: 0033-0000-16-031-L04-P). Panelists include Dr. Alex Bryant '07, infectious diseases clinical specialist at Mercy Hospital; Dr. Ryan Moenster '04/'05, clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases at VA St. Louis Health Care System; Dr. Dave Ritchie, clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases at Barnes-Jewish Hospital; and Dr. George Turabelidze, state epidemiologist at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and physician.

Topics covered will be structures and results of antimicrobial stewardship programs in inpatient and outpatient settings, government regulations, emerging diagnostics, and antimicrobial errors. Pharmacists in all team-based care settings can improve patient-centered outcomes.

Discussion objectives include: 
1) Identify the magnitude of antibiotic misuse and resistance and the need for to antimicrobial stewardship programs. 2) Describing the requirements and strategies for setting up and maintaining a successful  antimicrobial stewardship program. 3) Identifying the challenges and possible solutions to antimicrobial resistance and stewardship programs.

Prior to the discussion, enjoy networking, drinks, and heavy hors d’oeuvres. 

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m. networking and refreshments 6:30-8 p.m. panel discussion
Cost: $10 (includes drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres)
Location:  Maggiano's Little Italy, 2 The Boulevard, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
Free parking is available in the garage adjacent to Maggiano's.

Online registration is now closed. Questions? Contact Stephanie Hoffmann, director of alumni relations, at or 314.446.8419.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacists participating in this program can receive up to 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU) of knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education. Partial credit will not be offered. Confirmation of attendance will be sent by St. Louis College of Pharmacy on behalf of participants to the NABP through the CPE Monitor system.  UAN: 0033-0000-16-031-L04-P. 
It is the policy of St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Department of Continuing Professional Development, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. All faculty participating in this program are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of the presentation.
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