Antifungal Stewardship

 Jonathan Ryder

Jonathan Ryder, MD is an adult infectious diseases physician and assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He serves as the associate medical director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and the associate hospital epidemiologist of the Infection Control and Epidemiology program at Nebraska Medicine. His research interests include diagnostic stewardship, antimicrobial stewardship in rural and critical access hospitals, infective endocarditis, and digital medical education.

Session Description
In this session, learners will be able to optimize antifungal stewardship efforts within existing antimicrobial stewardship programs.

This presentation will:

  1. Describe the importance of stewardship of antifungal agents
  2. Recognize opportunities for incorporation of antifungal stewardship into stewardship programs