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AMDA's 2018 Annual Conference


SA20-18 - Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Control: Three Perspectives on the Reform of Requirements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Mar 24, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Mar 24, 2018 5:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a comprehensive reform of the requirement for LTC facilities to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs. This session will review the changes relevant to infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship, from the perspectives of an infection preventionist, a consultant pharmacist, and an infectious disease physician.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the infection preventionist’s role and responsibilities indicated in the 2016 Reform of Requirements of Participation.
  2. Review the pharmacy services and the consultant pharmacists’ expanded role in infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship programs.
  3. Describe basic components of an antibiotic stewardship program, including an antibiotic stewardship policy and antibiotic use protocols appropriate for PA/LTC settings.

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Credits

  • 1.50 - Management
  • 1.50 - CME
  • 1.50 - MOC

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