Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program

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Starts On: 8/26/2019: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 6/30/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 0.5
Description:

Faculty

Marielys Otero Maldonado, MD, ID
Infectious Disease Specialist
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program President, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Manatí
Assistant Professor, Ponce Health Sciences University
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Planning Committee

David Carr, MD is the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Professor, medicine and neurology
Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Parc Provence
Medical Director, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis
Disclosures
- Research Support/Grants: NIA, Missouri Department of Transportation, and State Farm
- Consulting: Medscape, TIRF, University of Toronto, and AAAFTS
- Speakers' Bureaus/Honoraria: St. Louis Alzheimer's Association, ADED, and Canadian Psychiatric Association
Elissa Charbonneau DO, MS is the Chief Medical Officer of Medical Services at Encompass Health Corporation.
Elissa Charbonneau has no financial relationships to disclose.
Tedra Cleveland, MSHA, MBA, CHC is the National Director of Medical Services at Encompass Health Corporation.
Tedra has no financial relationships to disclose.
Richard C. Senelick, MD is an Adjunct Professor of Neurology.
Dr. Senelick has no financial relationships to disclose
Joseph Stillo, MD, PhD is Vice President of Medical Services, Encompass Health Corporation.
Dr. Stillo has no financial relationships to disclose.
Barbara Winters-Todd, RN, MSN, CRRN is a Clinical Documentation Liaison of Medical Services, Encompass Health Corporation.
Barbara has no financial relationships to disclose.

Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Learn the structure and components of an antimicrobial stewardship program.
  • Discuss where can antimicrobial stewardships be expected.
  • Describe the basic premises, benefits and costs of an antibiotic stewardship as well as the reasoning for the inevitable mandatory implementation.
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for Geriatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter geriatric patients in a health care setting.

Publication Date: August 26, 2019
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020

Accreditation Information:
wustlcme
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by EncompassHealth Corporation and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Awarded for this Activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 ANCC contact hour.

References:
  • Developing a Business Case for an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Module 2 Small, R.H; et. al Page 4 Joint Commission Resources Oak Brook, Illinois
  • Talbot MD, et. al Healthcare Organization Infection Prevention and Control Programs: Essential Partners of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Module 1; Joint Commission Resources Oak Brook, Illinois
  • Glowacki R.C., et al. Clinical Infectious Diseases (2003) 37:59-64
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/sdfe/pdf/download/eid/1-s2.0-S0735675716308245/first-page-pdf
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Speakers are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.
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