Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in Acute Care Settings

May 25, 2021

Ensuring the proper and optimal use of antibiotics is essential to treating infections, reducing unnecessary antibiotic use, and lowering the risk of antibiotic resistance. This webinar will review how acute care institutions can initiate a successful antibiotic stewardship program. An emphasis will be placed on best practices for overcoming implementation barriers and setting up a program you can measure for success.

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  • Non-Member: $50.00

Target Audience

Physicians, pharmacists, microbiologists, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the resources needed to initiate an antimicrobial stewardship program in an acute care setting.
  2. Explain how to pitch an antimicrobial stewardship program to the C-Suite.
  3. Identify barriers to implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program in an acute care setting.
  4. Set up an antimicrobial stewardship program you can measure for success.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
04/27/2021
Course expires: 
05/31/2024
Event starts: 
05/25/2021 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
05/25/2021 - 12:00pm
Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00
Andrew Morris, MD, SM(Epi), FRCPC
Sinai Health System/University Health Network
Whitney Nesbitt, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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.

Physicians: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC STATEMENT

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 Participation

Price

Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00
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