The session will present updates and outcomes from research about antimicrobial stewardship in PA/LTC settings, including cultural facilitators and barriers to improving antibiotic use and ongoing work that promotes antimicrobial stewardship as part of a culture of safety. Outcomes, challenges, and lessons learned shared in this session can support attendees seeking to innovate antimicrobial stewardship in their buildings.
Recognize features of community PA/LTCs settings that appear to correlate with lower rates of overall antibiotic use.
Discuss outcomes from research that supported PA/LTC settings in using their own data and forming collaborative antimicrobial stewardship teams.
Explain the relevance of implementing antibiotic stewardship as a part a culture of safety that includes leadership, administration and front-line staff.