ADVANCE infectious diseases pharmacy through collaboration, research and education and LEAD antimicrobial stewardship to OPTIMIZE the care of patients with infections in every practice setting

Targeted for Pharmacists, Physicians, Nurses, or Healthcare Teams

The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists’ Focused Antimicrobial Stewardship Training (FAST) program is a thorough, one-day course that offers the learner practical and relevant information regarding the implementation, maintenance, and progression of an antimicrobial stewardship program. Course faculty are nationally renowned infectious diseases experts who can speak to the regulatory, practical, and clinical aspects of a stewardship program. By participating in a combination of didactic learning and small group workshop activities, the learner will be engaged throughout the course.

  • Have personalized action items ready for stewardship implementation
  • Be prepared to address CMS requirements and JCAHO visits
  • Optimize antibiotic utilization in your institution

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Agenda and Continuing Education

Choose the agenda that best suits your needs. Each FAST conference typically offers 7–8 hours of CE/CME content comprised of core and elective sessions but can be customized to meet your needs.

Typical Core Topics

  • Best Practices for Stewardship Programs
  • Duration, De-Escalation, and IV/PO
  • Microbiology, Resistance, and Antibiograms
  • Newly Approved Antimicrobials
  • Optimizing Available Antimicrobials
  • Stewardship Measurements and Metrics

Many Elective Topics to Choose From

  • Antifungal Stewardship
  • Antiviral Stewardship
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Avoiding Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Incorporating Rapid Diagnostics
  • Antibiotic Allergy Reconciliation and "De-Labeling"
  • Stewardship in Special Populations

And Much More!

Example Program Agenda


Topic CE Hours 
7:30-8:00 AMRegistration/Breakfast  
8:00-8:15 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks  
8:15-9:15 AM

Best Practices for Your Stewardship Program

Speaker A

9:15-10:15 AM

Treatment of MDROs: New Kids on the Block

Speaker B

10:15-10:30 AMBreak  
10:30-11:00 AM

Prepping your Stewardship Program for Joint Commission or Regulatory Review

Speaker C

11:00 AM-12:00 PMTherapeutic Update: Clostridium difficile (with Workshop Activity)

Speaker B

12:00-12:45 PMLunch  
12:45-1:45 PM

Integrating Technology and Stewardship: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Speaker C

1:45-2:15 PM

There is No "I" in Stewardship: Incorporating Other Healthcare Providers in Your Stewardship Program 

Speaker A

2:15-2:45 PM

Therapeutic Update: Duration, De-Escalation, and IV/PO 

Speaker B

2:45-3:00 PMBreak  
3:00-4:00 PM

Demonstrating Impact on Quality and Quantity of Antimicrobial Use

Speaker A

4:00-4:30 PM

ASB vs. UTI: What's the Urgency to Treat? (with Workshop Activity)

Speaker C


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