November 13-19, 2017 is Antibiotic Awareness Week. This observance is a key component of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) efforts to improve antibiotic stewardship in communities, healthcare facilities and on the farm in collaboration with state-based programs, non-profit partners and for-profit partners. This observance raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.
Join staff from Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN) as we host our Community Antibiotic Stewardship Hot Topic: Antibiotic Awareness Week. During this call there will be a 15-minute presentation followed by open discussion. Learn how your organization can promote Antibiotic Awareness Week to improve antibiotic stewardship in your community.
All outpatient care providers, nursing homes, home health agencies, pharmacies, public health, emergency departments, urgent care clinics.
Stephan Schroeder, MD
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network; South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care
For over 35 years, Dr. Stephan Schroeder was a family practice physician in Miller, South Dakota. He retired from active practice in August 2015. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care and as a clinical professor in the Department of Family Practice and Community Health at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Medical Quality and is also certified as a medical director for post-acute and long-term care medicine.
Special interests include quality of care measurement as well as quality improvement programs. He had the opportunity to get involved in statewide programs and task forces involving a trauma system and the acute care of cardiac disease and stroke.
He is a member of the South Dakota Diabetes Coalition and actively serves on a number of national and state-wide quality initiatives and community advisory boards.
Nadyne Hagmeier, RN
Quality Improvement Consultant
785/273-2552 Ext 374
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