AMDA's 2019 Annual Conference


SA9 - Using Data to Drive Antimicrobial Stewardship in PALTC Facilities


Mar 9, 2019 11:00am ‐ Mar 9, 2019 12:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This session will provide guidance on starting and sustaining an antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) in PALTC facilities. Speakers will introduce the audience to the core elements that are essential to a successful ASP, provide practical tips on how to utilize data for development of an ASP specific to the needs of their facilities, and discuss how to overcome barriers. This session will include a 20-minute question and answer period with a panel to provide an opportunity to interact with the experts and get practical tips. The goal of this session is to prepare clinical practitioners and nursing home administrators for implementing a sustainable ASP at their facilities based on the core elements recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe core elements of an antibiotic stewardship program and the related Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulations.
  • Recognize strategies for tracking and analyzing data along with its importance in development of a successful ASP.
  • Demonstrate practical steps that can be taken to implement each element of a data-driven ASP.
  • Identify different approaches to overcome commonly encountered barriers in ASP implementation.

Credits Available: 1.50 CMD Management | 1.50 CME | 1.50 MOC

Please Note: Self assessments will be coming soon.

Speaker(s):

  • Muhammad Ashraf, MBBS, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester
  • Elizabeth Frentzel, MPH, Principal Research Scientist, Deputy Practice Area Director, American Institutes for Research
  • Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD FACP, CMD, CIC, CHCQM, President/CEO, Chicago Internal Medicine Practice and Research (CIMPAR, SC)
  • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor, Co-Director, Program on Aging, Sheps Center for HSR, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Credits

Credits: None available.

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