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PHO Grand Rounds: Slowing the Tsunami of Antimicrobial Resistance: Antimicrobial Stewardship in Ontario
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 661 University Avenue, 17th floor. Boardrom 17-53
Infectious Diseases
City: Toronto
Type: PHO Grand Rounds
Format: In Person; Webinar

​​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasing threat in Ontario, Canada and globally.  Antimicrobial stewardship aims to improve the appropriateness of antimicrobial use and reduce the emergence of AMR.  In order for the program to be successful, collective effort across sectors is required.  In this session, the presenters will discuss activities of the Public Health Ontario Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) including our 32 Strategies, Ontario Hospital Landscape Survey, and the development of an interactive tool. 

Presenters: Bradley Langford, Julie Wu and Valerie Leung

Bradley Langford is a Pharmacist Consultant in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at PHO.
Julie Wu is a Research Coordinator with Infection Prevention and Control at PHO.
Valerie Leung is the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Lead at PHO.

Please note that you will receive details on how to join the webinar after registering for this event.

Public Health Ontario Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. PHO Grand Rounds are also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI).

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