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Session Description: This session will present the seven core elements of antimicrobial stewardship programs in the nursing facility setting. Participants will work through a series of facilitated cases, applying the core elements. In addition, participants will be introduced to antimicrobial stewardship policies/procedures and other tools that can be implemented at their own facilities.
Explain the 7 core elements of antibiotic stewardship in the nursing home setting.
Develop actionable items to take back to their facilities, in the form of policy and procedures as well as other antimicrobial stewardship tools.
Describe basic antibiotic stewardship issues through case-based learning.
Speaker(s): David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD Nimalie Stone, MD, MS Robin Jump, MD, PhD Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH Swati Gaur MD, CMD Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH Elizabeth Frentzel, MPH