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 requirements for stewardship in long-term care settings
  2. Describe resources necessary to support antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care settings
  3. Explain approaches to tracking and report antimicrobial stewardship use in long-term care settings
  4. Describe high impact antimicrobial stewardship strategies in long-term care settings, including those that enable front-line staff to become better stewards
  5. 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
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/02/2021 - 3:00pm EST
Event ends: 
12/02/2021 - 4:00pm EST
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  1. Welcome and housekeeping items
  2. United States perspective with a focus on CDC Core Elements
  3. Canada Perspective
  4. Q&A


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

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.


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


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.


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
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation


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