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RECOGNIZE factors that contribute to the growing local and global burden of GP/GN bacterial infections.
ASSESS recently approved and investigational antibiotic treatment strategies for multi-drug resistant GP/GN infections.
PROPOSE GN/GP treatment s1rategies for high-risk patients, considering pathogen and patient comorbidities.
DESCRIBE components of an antimicrobial stewardship program and its implications in controlling the development of drug resistance.
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Consider factors that contribute to local and global antibiotic resistance when treating patients with bacterial infections.
Consider your location's current rates of resistance when selecting empiric antibiotic treatment.
Use PCT to determine when to initiate and discontinue antibiotic therapy.
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NeverRarelySometimesMost of the timeAlwaysN/A
Consider factors that contribute to local and global antibiotic resistance when treating patients with bacterial infections.
Consider your location's current rates of resistance when selecting empiric antibiotic treatment.
Use PCT to determine when to initiate and discontinue antibiotic therapy.
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Overall, this activity met my learning needs
The information presented was without promotional or commercial bias
Was scientifically rigorous and evidence based
The content provided a fair and balanced coverage of the topic
Provided appropriate and effective opportunities for active learning (e.g., discussion, Q & A)
Promoted improvements or quality in healthcare
The quality of the educational process was satisfactory and appropriate
The information provided with regard to faculty financial relationships met my needs for disclosure
The format of the discussion was relevant and enhanced my competence to care for my patients with hard-to-treat bacterial infections
The speakers were knowledgeable and presented the information clearly
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George Sakoulas, MD
Thomas M. File Jr, MD, MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP
Yoav Golan, MD, MS, FIDSA
Jason M. Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-ID
Warren E. Rose, PharmD, MPH
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The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maxiumum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. The Elsevier ANCC accredited provider unit awards 2.0 contact hour(s) for this activity.

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