Breakpoints
The SIDP Podcast

5 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Be Antibiotics Aware

Dr. Susan Davis and Dr. Jason Pogue celebrate Antibiotic Awareness Week by discussing the 5 Ways Hospital Pharmacists Can Be Antibiotics Aware, including: verify penicillin allergy, avoid duplicate anaerobic coverage, reassess antibiotic therapy, avoid treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria, use the shortest effective antibiotic duration.

CDC Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: 2019 Update

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan and Dr. Melinda Neuhauser join host Dr. Erin McCreary to discuss the updated Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These updates emphasize the importance of pharmacist and physician co-led stewardship programs and expanding the stewardship team to all hospital groups and departments.

Pumpkin-Spiced Lessons: Phages, Posters, and Paul Sax

Panelists go “rapid fire” through posters and oral abstracts presented at IDWeek 2019, nerd out over genomics, phages, and beta-lactamases, and discuss the new CAP and vancomycin guidelines while Dr. Paul Sax reviews updates in HIV.

Provocative Titles and Pro-Con Debates

Panelists discuss the IDWeek 2019 session "We're Part of the Problem: How ID Killed Antibiotic Development' and other hot topics including pro-con debates, behavioral approaches to antimicrobial stewardship, and more.

Late Breaker Trials and #WhyIVaccinate

Episode Notes

Learn about some big announcements from IDWeek 2019 including the #WhyIVaccinate movement, data from late-breaking clinical trials, new partnerships, and more!

Practice-changing Publications ft. David van Duin

Dr. David van Duin joins panelists to review “Clinical Trials That Might Change Your Practice” in bacteriology, virology, and mycology from IDWeek 2019.

So You're an Antimicrobial Steward... Now What?

Panelists share real-world experiences in order to empower new (and existing) practitioners as antimicrobial stewardship leaders. Find out how to get started based on different training and work environments, develop relationships with key players, and address the importance of “big picture” goal setting within stewardship programs. Listen and learn (and get ready for some great stories!)

Show Me the Data!

Learn how to market your stewardship program, with an emphasis on generating meaningful data to sustain and expand your program. Panelists share how they balance day-to-day activities with moving big projects forward, leveraging learners, presenting to the C-suite, and more.

Stewardship is a Team Sport

Journey with our panelists through their lessons learned and favorite moments of their stewardship careers. We describe how to evolve as a stewardship team member and leader, enhance collaborations, promote culture change, and give and receive feedback

Rapid Fire Data from ECCMID 2019

Panelists go “rapid fire” through posters and oral abstracts presented at ECCMID 2019, including: rapid diagnostics, the influence of leadership in antimicrobial stewardship, iPad technology and patient’s beliefs about antibiotics, imipenem-relebactam, cefiderocol, rezafungin, ibrexafungerp, sulbactam-ETX2514, iclaprim, lefamulin, and tebipenem