46th Annual Symposium – Eastern PA Branch ASM – Antimicrobial Stewardship – Nov 18 2016
Antimicrobial Stewardship and the Use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests
Alan Evangelista, PhD
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Kevin Alby, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Kaede Ota-Sullivan, MD, MSc
Amity Roberts, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Friday, November 18, 2016
I. Morning Session
7:30-8:15AM Registration, Coffee and Exhibits
8:15-8:30AM Welcome and Introduction. Alan Evangelista, PhD
Moderator: Alan Evangelista, PhD
8:30-9:15AM What’s new in the 2016 IDSA Guidelines for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs to reduce emergence of antimicrobial resistance.
Keith W. Hamilton, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
9:15-10:00AM From the frontline: how clinicians apply new diagnostic tests.
Debra A. Goff, PharmD, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
10:00-11:15AM Refreshment Break and Exhibits
Moderator: Kaede Ota Sullivan, MD, MSc
11:15AM-12:00PM Case Presentations (3 cases): Impact of rapid tests (blood culture ID, viral respiratory panels, rapid AST) in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs.
Kevin Alby, PhD (HUP), Kaede Ota-Sullivan, MD (Temple), Amity Roberts, PhD (Jeff),
12:00-12:30PM It isn’t just about the patient-toxin testing vs NAAT vs GDH based algorithm for the detection of Clostridium difficile infection.
Peter H. Gilligan, PhD, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
12:30-1:45PM Lunch (included with registration) and Exhibits
II. Afternoon Session
Moderator: Amity Roberts, PhD
1:45-2:15PM Pathogen-directed agents under development and the changing treatment paradigm for bacterial infections.
David M. Shlaes, MD, PhD, Anti-Infectives Consulting, LLC, Stonington, CT
2:15-2:45PM Use of interactive predictive antibiograms for choice of empiric therapy.
Jeffrey S. Gerber, MD, PhD, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
2:45-3:15PM Update on management of chronic Hepatitis C virus and resistance detection.
Alexandra Valsamakis, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
3:15PM Closing Remards and Program Evaluation.
Alan Evangelista, PhD