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Attend the upcoming National Learning & Action Network (LAN) Event focusing on Antibiotic Stewardship.

LAN Event: Antibiotic Stewardship
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
2:00 – 3:30 PM CT

Registration Required! Register here.

 

Antibiotic Stewardship (AS) is a set of coordinated strategies that promotes the appropriate use of antibiotics to improve patient outcomes and reduce resistance to antibiotics. In clinical settings, stewardship activities focus on measuring and improving how antibiotics are prescribed by clinicians and used by patients.

During this webinar, participants will hear current and future directions of national progress related to antibiotic stewardship from national leaders working to combat antibiotic resistance across healthcare settings. This event will be framed by a patient perspective shared through personal story.

Topics include:

  • An evaluation of successful implementation of outpatient antibiotic stewardship programs,
  • Antibiotic use and stewardship efforts in nursing homes
  • Sharing about The Pew Charitable Trusts Antibiotic Resistance Project.
Panel of Experts

Expert Panel [pictured left to right]

Patrick Gee, PhD, JLC; Healthcare Consultant and Patient Advocate
Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc; Physician; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Katherine Fleming-Dutra, MD; Deputy Director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Rachel Zetts, MPH; Officer, Antibiotic Resistance Project; The Pew Charitable Trusts

Registration Required! Register here.

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network is working within our region to help slow the emergence of resistance bacteria and prevent the spread of resistant infections. We are sharing information and education on the principles of antimicrobial stewardship, which is defined as ‘coordinated interventions designed to improve and measure the appropriate use of antimicrobials by promoting the selection of the optimal antimicrobial drug regimen, dose, duration of therapy and route of administration’. We encourage you to attend this session if your schedule allows; we will share more information as it is available.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This activity is eligible for ACPE, ANCC, AANP, and CDR credit; see final CPE/CE activity announcement for specific details.