After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Review the general principles of antimicrobial stewardship, with a focus on their applicability in surgical practice
2. Discuss side effects and toxicities of frequently-used antibiotics in surgery
3. Explain the rationale and recommendations for empiric antibiotics at Baystate Health
4. Discuss the Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Stewardship resources at Baystate Health


Jennifer Schimmel, MD
Co-Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Infectious Diseases, Baystate Medical Center 

Lydia D'Agostino, PharmD, BCPS
Lead Pharmacist, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Baystate Medical Center 

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
02/14/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Chestnut Conference Room 1AB
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 American Board of Surgery MOC

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