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Focused Reduction Strategies: Inpatient Antibiotic Stewardship to Reduce Clostridium difficile Infections

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, NYSPFP will host a webinar on reducing Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections. Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs, and Medical Director, Get Smart for Healthcare, in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will provide the national perspective of antibiotic stewardship and strategies for practically implementing hospital-based antibiotic stewardship programs. Dr. Srinivasan will discuss the critical role antibiotic stewardship plays to bring about C. difficile reduction and will highlight the CDC’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship.

How to join the Webconference

(begin logging in 15 minutes prior to start time)

1. Copy and paste the following link to a browser: https://nyspfp.adobeconnect.com/e1mji33gy78/event/registration.html
2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit”.
3. Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.
• Select your audio connection preference from the three options.
• Participating in the Audio Only:
o Dial: 1-800-832-0736
o Conference Code: 3933077


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages hospitals’ antibiotic stewardship and infection prevention teams, including clinical pharmacists, infectious disease physicians, infection preventionists, epidemiologists, unit-based physicians and nurses, and prescribers to join this webinar.

Who To Contact

If you experience difficulty logging in the day of the event, please contact Registration Support at (518) 431-7867.
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