Value of Diagnostics to Enhance Antimicrobial Stewardship
Presented by Ed Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA
Topics covered in the webinar include:
- the primary goals of an antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP),
- the basic principles of diagnostic antimicrobial stewardship,
- the role of procalcitonin (PCT) and syndromic testing in supporting antimicrobial stewardship,
- the uses, advantages and disadvantages of different types of Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs).
CE credit is available for 1 year for this activity on the ProCE site.
This webinar was hosted by CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy) and was made possible with grant support from bioMérieux.