Published on May 6, 2015
1. Antibiotic Use and Resistance MOVING FORWARD THROUGH SHARED STEWARDSHIP NOVEMBER 2014 ATLANTA, GA
2. Symposium Summary Session I Identify and Prioritize Key Resistance Issues at the Human and Animal Interface Session II Stewardship Programs to Minimize Resistance Session III Metrics of Success to Minimize Resistance Session IV USDA / FDA strategies International activities “The Way Forward”
3. Symposium Survey Results n=27 / 187 Registered Attendees Question 1: What was the “Key Takeaway” “One Health” approach Good dialogue / better understanding from both sides / discussion moved to center Complex issue, no simple solution
4. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 2: What was the most valuable part of the symposium? Interaction / networking / hearing from both human and agriculture Breakout sessions Combination of presentation / breakout ** Although not specifically listed in this question response, many attendees thought the venue (connection to CDC) was important.
5. Symposium Survey Results n=26 Question 3: What did you like least about the symposium? Breakout sessions were too long Breakout sessions dominated by 1-2 individuals Better breakout session questions Lack of opportunity to ask questions of the speakers New topic – include a 101 session
6. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 4: What is one thing you would have changed about the symposium? Opportunity to interact with speakers / ask questions of presenters Better breakout questions / better breakout facilitation
7. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 5: Was the goal accomplished to focus on key AMR issues (Session I)?
8. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 7: Was the goal accomplished to better understand stewardship programs (Session II)? Comments: • Topic needs to be continued in the future • Lectures were fabulous, but actual take-home programs lacking
9. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 9: Was the goal accomplished to better understand what metrics most likely address AMR(Session III)? Comments: • Less agreement on this issue • Session didn’t get down to discussing metrics of AMU • Still a hot topic that needs hammered out
10. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 11: Was the goal accomplished to better understand current and future strategies to move toward real world solutions (Session IV)? BVL take on Comments: • This topic may have been a bit premature
11. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 13: Were the breakout sessions valuable in understanding the perspectives of others regarding antimicrobial use in food animals?
12. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 14: Were the breakout sessions valuable in understanding the issues surrounding antimicrobial resistance in animal agriculture?
13. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 16: To build on the shared efforts of agriculture and public health, what theme and context should be considered for the the 2015 NIAA symposium? Few repeated themes Progress? Building a national strategy Metrics / benchmarks Education / outreach
14. Symposium Survey Results n=27 Question 19: How did you learn about the NIAA Antibiotic Symposium?
15. Moving Forward (again) Recommendations (based on the survey / comments): Consider same venue Consider an AMR 101 session / previous symposium highlights Increased advertising efforts Consider minor changes to symposium format Opportunity to ask questions of speakers Shorter breakout sessions Better facilitation of breakout sessions Future topics……..