Antimicrobial/Antibiotic Stewardship

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Recorded April 26, 2017 Speaker: Robert Goldstein, MD, CWSP, FACP Description: Antimicrobial stewardship is a nationwide, imperative initiative that seeks to educate prescribers and administrators about the appropriate use of antimicrobials to curb...
Recorded November 30, 2016 Speaker: Robin Jump, MD, PhD Regulatory changes from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission require that nursing homes have an antimicrobial stewardship program. This webinar will...
November 4, 2016
According to Dr. Susan Levy, President of AMDA, The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, “AMDA is pleased that CMS listened and incorporated some changes into the initial proposed rule based on comments….CMS also revised the rules to...
This is Domain IV of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain IV,...
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...
Drawing from the experience of two multi-site trials of antibiotic stewardship in U.S. nursing homes and two studies in the Netherlands, this session will provide participants with practical tools by which they can better follow evidence-based...
This interactive session will introduce medical directors to infection surveillance in the nursing home setting. Participants will explore various infection control criteria and be able to differentiate between surveillance criteria and minimal...
This webinar discusses how the facility medical director can work with infection control practitioners and/or DON to develop policies and procedures to address current issues. It will also discuss how the medical director can get buy-in from medical...