Sponsored Session: The Critical Role of Nursing in Diagnostic and Antimicrobial Stewardship

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Sponsored by bioMérieux

In this sponsored session, learners will review the challenges posed by antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the basics of antimicrobial stewardship, and the important role that nursing plays in responsibly managing the growing threat of AMR. The presenter will also explain the principles of blood culturing, including best practices for blood culture collection and how blood culturing is an important diagnostic tool to support antimicrobial stewardship.

This session was originally recorded in September 2022 as part of Sepsis Alliance Summit.

Target Audience

Nurses, advanced practice providers, physicians, emergency responders, pharmacists, medical technologists, respiratory therapists, physical/occupational therapists, infection prevention specialists, data/quality specialists, and more. 

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this session by bioMérieux.

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Katie Grana, MSN, APN, AGACNP-BC

Sr. Medical Education Liaison, bioMérieux

Katie Grana, MSN, APN, AGACNP-BC, completed her BSN at Seton Hall University and master’s degree at Rutgers University. She has a background in emergency, trauma, surgical critical care, and hospitalist medicine. She was first exposed to antimicrobial stewardship working as a nurse practitioner in the surgical ICU. She is passionate about supporting clinicians in order to provide exceptional patient care and achieve optimal clinical outcomes.

No continuing education credits are offered for this session. Content is provided by the sponsor.

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