2017 11 15 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS - Less is More - Antimicrobial Stewardship

Oakland , CA US
November 15, 2017


TITLE: Less is More - Antimicrobial Stewardship


Carol Glaser, MD, DVM, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, Kaiser Oakland

Nami Jhaveri, MD, Neonatologist, Kaiser Oakland

Shaun Fitzgerald, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist, Kaiser Oakland

Rebecca Dang, MD, Pediatrics, Kaiser Oakland

Caterina McConnell, PharmD, Kaiser Oakland


Resources: See PowerPoint Presentation Slides

Statement of Disclosure:

The Kaiser Permanente East Bay Oakland Medical Center has determined that the speakers and the planning committee for this program do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this program. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand name products.

East Bay Area - Oakland is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

East Bay Area - Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) TM.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses may report 1 hour of credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.


Target Audience

Pediatrics Department.This program may be of interest to all primary care physicians. Specialists and other interested clinicians are invited to attend within their scope of practice where applicable. Inpatient and outpatient pediatricians, residents, medical students, nurses, pharmacists and other ancillary staff.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Describe at least two reasons that antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASP) are needed.
2. Describe fundamental elements of ASP stewardship programs.
3. Identify a specific change made by the pediatric ward for antibiotic prescribing patterns.
4. List a major change in late-onset sepsis guidelines in the NICU.

Additional Information

Oakland Medical Center
Conference room: 
3600 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611 - Specialty Medical Office Building (SMOB) LL A/B
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/15/2017 - 12:30pm PST
Event ends: 
11/15/2017 - 1:30pm PST
Oakland Medical Center
3600 Broadway Avenue
Specialty Medical Office Building (SMOB) LL A/B
Oakland , CA 94611
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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