Meeting Archive:
Be Antibiotics Aware: Smart Use, Best Care


Meeting Description:
Lauri A. Hicks, DO (CAPT, USPHS), Director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, and Medical Director, Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will provide an update on trends in antibiotic use in human healthcare and discuss national efforts to improve antibiotic use. The webinar will highlight a new CDC educational effort to improve antibiotic use, including new resources and educational materials.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss opportunities to improve antibiotic use in the United States
  • Describe effective strategies to improve antibiotic prescribing and use
  • Describe updated CDC educational efforts to improve antibiotic use
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
Date: Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases


•  Recording
 Presenter Information
Moderator: William Schaffner, MD
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Medical Director, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Lauri A. Hicks, DO (CAPT, USPHS)
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Director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship
Medical Director, Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) for approval for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours.