The webinar is free of charge and completely online, enabling participation from all over the World. Over the course of the two-day webinar meeting more than 100 speakers will discuss the main aspects of prevention and management of infections across the surgical pathway. The webinar will be held during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. It aims to increase awareness of antimicrobial resistance and to encourage a comprehensive approach to infections in healthcare. All participants will receive the Certificate of Participation.
Infections in Surgery
…The preferred means of improving antibiotic stewardship should involve a comprehensive program incorporating collaboration between various specialties within a healthcare institution… There is now a substantial body of evidence that effective teamwork in healthcare contributes to improve quality of care. Leading international organizations, acknowledge that collaborative practice is essential for achieving a concerted approach to providing care that is appropriate to meet the needs of patients, thus optimizing individual health outcomes and overall service delivery of health care. The use of such approaches reinforces the concept that each one brings with them their particular expertise and is responsible for their respective contributions to patient care…
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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
A global action plan to tackle the growing problem of resistance to antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines was endorsed at the Sixty-eighth World Health Assembly in May 2015. One of the key objectives of the plan is to improve awareness and understanding of AMR through effective communication, education and training. World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.
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International Menarini Foundation
The 10 commandments for the appropriate use of antibiotics in healthcare facilities
…The document highlights the threat posed by Antibiotic Resistance and the need for the appropriate use of antibiotics in healthcare facilities worldwide. As such, it is our intent to raise awareness among Healthcare workers and improve antibiotic prescribing practices. The document reports the 10 commandments for the appropriate use of antibiotics in healthcare facilities, which all healthcare workers should always respect in their clinical practice around the World. Join us now in this global cause, by supporting this document and accepting the responsibility for maintaining the effectiveness of current and future antibiotics…