Antimicrobial resistance – from pathogenesis to patient care

Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7EH
Organised by: American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Overview: The symposium’s goal is to educate and engage pharmacists and pharmacy trainees in applying scientific and clinical evidence to real-world patient cases on the management of antimicrobial resistance to optimize patient care and outcomes.

The learning objectives are to:

1. Discuss the evolution and current understanding of the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance

2. Evaluate effectiveness of antimicrobial therapy for multi-drug resistant gram-positive and gram-negative pathogens

3. Recommend management strategies for multi-drug resistant gram-positive and gram-negative infections

4. Devise a monitoring plan to assess for efficacy and safety of antimicrobial therapy

5. Apply contemporary clinical evidence to optimize health and patient outcomes

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