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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Era of Antibiotic Resistance

130060 Antimicrobial



January 30, 2016, Saturday

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center, Kingsport, TN


About this Conference:

East Tennessee State University Office of Continuing Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine, Mountain States Health Alliance, Wellmont Health Systems, and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs will present a one day symposium with didactic sessions and a panel discussion on the importance of judicious antibiotic prescribing, vigilant monitoring and strategy development for minimizing antibiotic resistance.


Keynote speaker:













Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA 

CAPT USPHS               
Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs Medical Director, Get Smart for Healthcare  Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Donald Klepser, Ph.D., MBADepartment of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Michael Klepser, PharmD, FCCPProfessor, Pharmacy Practice, Ferris State University, WMU School of Medicine 

Christopher A. Ohl, MD: Professor of Medicine, Section on Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest University School of Medicine 

Gail Stanley, MD,Infectious Disease, Wellmont Health System, Bristol, Tennessee 

Panel Discussion to include:  Jonathan Moorman,MD; David Kirschke, MD; Christopher Ohl, MD; Michael Klepser, MD; Gail Stanley, MD; Wael E. Shams, MD: James Myers, MD





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Target Audience:

Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, OB/GYN Physicians, Pediatricians, Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses, Medical and Nursing Students

Overall Conference Objectives:

 As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the emerging pathogens involved in antimicrobial resistance
  • Describe approaches to prevent and/or treat drug resistance
  • Identify both hospital and outpatient challenges to stewardship and mechanisms to address those challenges



1901 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport, TN, 37660


Complimentary registration; however pre-registration is required.


Registration is closed, but will be taken at the door.

Activity Director:

Jonathan Moorman, MD, PhD Vice Chair of Research and Scholarship Professor of Medicine Division Chief Infectious, Inflammatory and Immunologic  Disease East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine Johnson City, TN



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ACCME Accreditation:  Quillen College of Medicine East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CME Credit:  Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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CNE Credit: Up to (7.25 CH); (4.08 CH for Pharmacology CE) continuing nursing education contact hours for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This event is presented by the Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University, and Healthy Kingsport. This educational event also contains nursing pharmacology credits and may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement.

*As of January 1, 2015, the ETSU College of Nursing implemented a $15 Nursing Contact Hour Fee for all conferences.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours or you have any questions, please email . Click here to pay the $15.00 fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings.

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ACPE Accreditation Statement: The Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This seminar will provide 6.25 hours of credit to those who participate in all sessions and complete the online activities required to claim credit. UAN: 0575-0000-16-007-L04-P. To receive credit for the entire program a session code will be provided at the end of the day to submit credit only.


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Joint Providership:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Joint Providership of Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University, Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health Systems and United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical Education for physicians

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