Please join the Northwest Hospital Alliance for the Northwest Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit. This one-day event will provide participants with the tools they need to plan and develop an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program within their own facility, as well as to establish a collaborative work group to implement a regional Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Initiative.
DATE: Friday, June 24, 2016 | TIME: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Kootenai Health Resource Center| Fox Auditorium
2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Featured Speakers Include:
David Souvenir, M.D., Infection Prevention Medical Director at Kootenai Health. Dr. Souvenir provides infectious disease consultative services for the region and is the only board certified infectious disease specialist practicing in northern Idaho.
John Lynch, M.D., M.P.H., medical director of the Harborview Medical Center Infection Prevention, Antimicrobial Stewardship and employee health programs. Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington and leads the medical school’s WWAMI-wide “Invaders (microbiology) and Defenders (immunology)” course. Dr. Lynch is active in the region and nationally, working with the Washington State Hospital Association, the Washington State Department of Health and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, in the areas of health care associated infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Regional representatives from hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, infection prevention, microbiology, pharmacy, and quality.