How to Implement an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in your Companion Animal Practice (2023)
Public and Corporate Practice |  Infectious Disease
Friday |  4:00 PM -  4:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||216

 

Speaker(s)

Sharon Grayzel DVM, MPH, DACVPM

Sharon Grayzel is an infectious diseases researcher and veterinary preventive medicine advocate with more than twenty years of experience as a companion animal practitioner. Dr. Grayzel, a Diplomate in the American College of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, earned her DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and an MPH from the University Of Iowa College Of Public Health. She currently serves as a Subject Matter Expert on the AVMA Task Force for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Companion Animal Practice. Her research focuses on diseases of companion animals and infectious and zoonotic diseases. She lives in Portland, Oregon where she enjoys skiing, hiking, reading and writing, and mushroom hunting with her dog.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1

Description

This session will provide an overview of the importance of judicious antimicrobial use for the busy companion animal practitioner. Included will be a discussion of antimicrobial stewardship strategies and practical measures that can be implemented in your clinic

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the issues and importance of judicious antibiotic use

2. Identify basic antibiotic stewardship principles

3. Identify ways to promote stewardship in your clinic

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