Overview of get smart know how antibiotics work program
This session is targeted to a broad audience interested in the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance including public practitioners, healthcare providers and trainees in biomedical sciences such as MPH students.
This session will not only address a major public health concern but equip the audience with the knowledge and readily available resources that may be used to initiative projects in their own communities. Moreover, it offers an opportunity for individuals with similar interest to interact during and after the session.
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Identify three factors that drive inappropriate use of antibiotics in young children and adults Demonstrate three partnerships forged by Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work Program to promote judicious use of the antibiotics in the community Explain three examples of state-based initiatives focused on increasing awareness about appropriate use of antibiotics Name and explain at least three lessons learned during use of Web and social media to promote judicious use of antibiotics
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Public Health Specialist for the Get Smart Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I have worked on the Get Smart program and directly with a wide variety of partners and activities for the last four years. Serves as a CDC liaison for state-based partners involved in implementation and evaluation of Get Smart activities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.