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924-13 AST of Bacteria That Cause Gastroenteritis

Event Code: 588-924-13
Event Type: Webinar

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Program Time:
1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

Registration Deadline:
October 13, 2013

There is sometimes confusion about when to perform AST on stool pathogens and which additional drugs to report on isolates resistant to routinely reported agents. Furthermore, the incidence of resistance is often a concern. This session will discuss AST and reporting of bacteria that cause gastroenteritis, review the incidence of resistance in the United States and globally and suggest ways to structure stool pathogen antibiogram reports.

At the conclusion of this program, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe appropriate AST and reporting on bacteria that cause gastroenteritis.
  • Discuss the incidence of resistance among bacterial stool pathogens and options for conveying resistance data to clinicians.
Janet A. Hindler, MCLS MT(ASCP),
Sr. Specialist, Clinical Microbiology, UCLA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA
Who Should Attend:
Thes intermediate-level programs are appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical and academic settings.

Continuing Education Credit:
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. Participants who successfully complete each program will be awarded 1.0 contact hours. P.A.C.E.® is accepted by all licensure states except Florida. APHL is a Florida approved CE provider; each course has been approved for 1.0 contact hours for Florida Laboratory Licensees.
To receive continuing education credit, you must view the program and complete the online evaluation by November 15, 2013.

Site Registration:
Registration fee per site: $115 includes one connection to the live webinar plus unlimited access to the archived webcast for six months. If additional connections are used for the live program, an additional program fee will be billed to you. Contact the registrar (240.485.2727) if you need to register multiple sites.
Please note: You will be automatically registered for the online archived version if your payment is received after the registration deadline.

Select a site facilitator. This needs to be someone who can receive all communication via e-mail.

Site facilitator must register.

If you have difficulty with the online registration process, please e-mail or call 240.485.2727 between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ET). After your registration is confirmed, the site facilitator will receive all necessary instructions and paperwork via e-mail.

You may pay online using a credit card. If you would like to pay by check, please request a registration form from the APHL Registrar at 240-485-2727. Send a check made out to APHL to APHL Registrar PO Box 79117, Baltimore, MD, 21279-0117. Be sure to attach a registration form and include the number of the course on the check. If no registration form is received your check will be deposited but you may not be registered for the course or get a confirmation notice. We do not accept purchase orders. We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

Special Needs Information:
Individuals seeking special accommodations should submit their request in writing to Please allow sufficient time for APHL to make arrangements, which is normally at least three weeks prior to start date of the course. For more information call 800-536-6586.


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