2014 International Infection Prevention Week Presents:Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship
October 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, 10:00 a.m. CDT, 9:00 a.m. MDT, 8:00 a.m. PDT
(90 minutes)

Meet the Speakers:

Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Associate Director for
Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs
for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ramanan Laxminarayan, PhD
Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)


IP Competency:   Novice, Proficient, Expert

Duration: 90 minutes     


Kicking off the 2014 International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 19-25, APIC along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), is proud present a webinar on the antimicrobial stewardship and resistance. The 2014 IIPW theme is antibiotic resistance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of these infections.

IIPW provides a focal point for healthcare professionals, consumers, organizations, and industry partners to shine a light on infection prevention and its power to save lives in both developed and developing countries around the world.



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Nursing contact hours: 1

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Accreditation Statement:
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

APIC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider  Number CEP7146.

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No speaker or planning committee member disclosed any financial or commercial interest that affected this educational activity.

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