Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings

December 2, 2021

This webinar will review how post-acute and long-term care facilities can successfully implement an antimicrobial stewardship program with perspectives from both Canada and the United States (with an emphasis on CDC Core Elements). The webinar will explore regulatory requirements, necessary resources, high impact strategies, tracking, and overcoming implementation barriers. 

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Target Audience

Physicians, pharmacists, microbiologists, infection preventionists, epidemiologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing home directors and administrators, directors of nursing, quality program leaders

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the regulatory stewardship requirements for long-term care facilities
  2. Describe resources necessary to initiate antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care facilities
  3. Describe high impact antimicrobial stewardship strategies in long-term care facilities
  4. Explain key antimicrobial stewardship outcomes and strategies for tracking in the long-term care setting
  5. Evaluate effective antimicrobial stewardship strategies in long-term care facilities to enable front-line staff to become better stewards
  6. Identify potential solutions to common institutional barriers to implementing antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care settings

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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: 
10/08/2021
Course expires: 
10/07/2024
Event starts: 
12/02/2021 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
12/02/2021 - 4:00pm
Member cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$50.00

Agenda:

  1. Welcome and housekeeping items
  2. United States perspective with a focus on CDC Core Elements
  3. Canada Perspective
  4. Q&A

Speakers

Bradley Langford, BScPhm, ACPR, PharmD, BCPS
Public Health Ontario

Dr. Langord has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Robin Jump, MD, PhD
VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System

Contracted Research: Pfizer
Advisory Board: Pfizer
Contracted Research: Merck


Planners

M. Salman Ashraf, MBBS
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Ashraf has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Jamie Wagner, PharmD
University of Mississippi
Dr. Wagner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

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 internet live 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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