Webinar: Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 7:00 PM

Procalcitonin as a diagnostic tool in Antibiotic Stewardship

Join Medical Chronicle for a free, one-hour, CPD-accredited webinar on Procalcitonin as a diagnostic tool in Antibiotic Stewardship.

This webinar is sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific and will be presented by Dr Catherine Samuel.

Presented by
Claire Rush

Claire Rush

  • Editor: Medical Chronicle
Dr Catherine Samuel

Dr Catherine Samuel

ACADEMIC

  • Stellenbosch University under- and post-graduate teaching including MBChB and other affiliated university students (MMED, MSc, HonsBsc and B.Sc Dietetics, Diploma in infection control, Biotechnology programmes) (2011 – 2014)
  • B.Sc Dietetics I Medical Microbiology Course Module Coordinator
  • Research project supervision: Masters in Medicine in Medical Microbiology supervisor (2012 – 2014) HonsBsc Medical Microbiology supervisor (2013 + 2014)
  • Stellenbosch University MBChB V elective module supervisor (2013 – 2014)
  • Career mentor (2012 – 2014)
  • Write and publish scientific articles
  • Review articles for dissertations and publications

SERVICE-RELATED

  • Co-manager of the TB laboratory (2012 – 2014)
  • GERMS SA Principal Investigator (2012 – ongoing)
  • National Committee and Sub-committee involvement: TB working group (2012 – 2014) HIV treatment guidelines working group (2013 – 2014). Test repertoire and gate-keeping sub-committee (division of the Micro Expert Committee) (2014 – 2014)
  • Tygerberg Hospital Committee: Antibiotic Stewardship (2012 – 2014) Infection Control Committee (2011 – 2014)
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility data collection and trends analysis for individual hospitals: Tygerberg, Khayelitsha District, Karl Bremer and Worcester Hospitals (2012 – 2014)
  • Antibiotic Stewardship Committee (2014 – ongoing)
  • Presentations at various local and international microbiology and infectious disease related platforms
  • Clinical consultation with clinicians
  • Antibiotic Stewardship, Infectious Diseases and Intensive Care ward rounds
  • Training and teaching for technical staff (including continuous medical education for staff members)
  • Set up outreach programs based on needs analysis: extending learning, training and support to outside customers (clinicians, regional laboratories)
  • Cost analysis for the NHLS of new diagnostic assays and tests (e.g. PCP PCR, LFA, Kiestra plate streaker)
  • Ensuring Quality Management
  • Staff counselling and human resources involvement.

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