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Educational Activities for US Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019Published November 15, 2019

Next week (November 18-24, 2019) has been designated as the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week.  In recognition of this week-long observance to promote appropriate antimicrobial use, a number of educational webinars hosted by national organizations are available.  Below is a list of free webinars planned.  Please register early.

Webinar 1
Date/Time:
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM CT
Title:
Antibiotic Awareness Week Webinar on Updates to the CDC’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs
Host:
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Speakers:
Hillary Babcock, MD, MPH; Arjun Srinivasan, MD; Tamar Barlam, MD, MSc
Registration link:
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2296064355035324429

Webinar 2
Date/Time:
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 12:00-1:30 PM CT
Title:
Improving Antibiotic Stewardship in Critical Access Hospitals: Strategies and Success Stories
Hosts:
CDC and HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Registration link:     
https://globalmeetwebinar.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1268382&tp_key=bd346a4f62

Webinar 3
Date/Time:
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM CT
Title:
Antibiotics May Not Be The Answer
Host:
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Speakers:
Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS; Shira Doron, MD; Julia Szymczak, PhD
Registration link:     
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/antibiotics-may-not-be-the-answer-registration-80863919159

In addition, the CDC has published a list of activities for the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week.  The schedules can be found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/week/toolkit.html

Page last reviewed: November 15, 2019