The AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use

The AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use course is to develop and implement a bundle of technical and adaptive interventions designed to improve the use of antibiotics across acute care, long-term care, and ambulatory care facilities throughout the United States. 

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America will be providing Continueing Medical Education Credits to physicians for these educational webinars upon completion of the online evaluation. 

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  • If you are a SHEA Member, please use your membership login to complete the evaluation.
  • If you are not a SHEA Member, please select the link “Register New User”. The system will generate your username with your email address and ask you to set up your password. This will allow you to access to complete your evaluation and view your educational transcript at any time. Once you have created a password, you will be directed to your SHEA profile. Please revisit the evaluation page to complete your login and apply your access code.

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Educations (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support for Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months relevant to the content presented. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) identifies and manages all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Target Audience

Antibiotic Stewardship Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians, and Frontline Prescribers

Learning Objectives

  • Implement effective and sustainable antibiotic stewardship programs in your facility
  • Review how to communicate effectively with other health care providers about antibiotic prescribing
  • Discuss how to work as a team to incorporate the four moments of antibiotic decision-making into your antibiotic prescribing practices
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Course opens: 
01/18/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Planning CommitteeReviewers

Adrian Alday, BS 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Genet Azang-Njaah, PharmD 
Ownership Interest: Johnson and Johnson Stock; Merck and Company Stock; Pfizer Stock

Lucas Bryk, PharmD 
Consultant: Pharmacyclics

Sara Cosgrove, MS, MS 
Consultant: Novartis; Theravance

Bryna Ewachiw, PharmD, BCOP 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Denise Fu, PharmD 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Chris Heidenrich, MA 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Suanne Goldberger, RPH 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Jennifer Katzianer, PharmD 
Ownership Interest: Johnson and Johnson Stock; Merck and Company Stock; Pfizer Stock

Nicole Kiehle, PharmD 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Steven McMahan, RPH 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Melissa A. Miller, BSN, MD, MS 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Umbreen Murtaza, PharmD 
Ownership Interest: Portola Pharmaceuticals Stock

Amy Nathanson, PharmD 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Carlie Ockuly, PharmD, BCPS 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Melinda Ortmann, PharmD 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Tameika Reynaud, PharmD, MPH 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Lois Ann Reynolds, PharmD Ownership Interest: Johnson and Johnson Stock; Merck and Company Stock; Pfizer Stock

Kathleen Speck, MPH 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Pranita Tamma, MD, MHS 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Laura Wachter, PharmD 
Ownership Interest: Johnson and Johnson Stock; Merck and Company Stock; Pfizer Stock

Cathy L. Walker, RPH 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Meghan Walrath 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Vivian A. Ukegbu, PharmD 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Ann Fisher, MD 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Cindy Prins, PhD, MPH 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Marci Drees, MD, MS 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Speakers

Sara Cosgrove, MS, MS 
Consultant: Novartis; Theravance

Pranita Tamma, MD, MHS 
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

Successful Completion Statement

Participants are expected to claim only those hours spent in the educational activity approved for continuing education credit. Certificates of Attendance are provided to attendees based upon completion of the online evaluation. Once your evaluation is completed, you may print your certificate automatically. 

Available Credit

  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/18/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
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