Antibiotic Stewardship in the Ambulatory Care Setting: The New Frontier

August 22, 2019
This educational program will provide the participants with best practices for how to improve antibiotic use in the ambulatory care setting which includes outpatient clinics, retail settings, and urgent care. In addition, it will provide didactic training for those who are unfamiliar with the key concepts that pertain to improving antibiotic use in the outpatient population.
More specifically, they will focus on:
1.         Background and history of antibiotic use in the outpatient setting and its impact
2.         The negative consequences associated with antibiotics use
3.         The current state of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in common infections in the outpatient  
             Settings
4.          Key accreditation and federal guidelines that govern antibiotic stewardship in the ambulatory care      
             setting

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Physicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist and physician learning objectives

  1. Describe the current drivers of antibiotic stewardship in the ambulatory care setting
  2. List the key components of the upcoming Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Stewardship Medication Management Standards
  3. Discuss the effectiveness of various ambulatory care stewardship strategies
  4. Discuss a national survey that will be conducted to assess readiness for the new accreditation standards

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Define the elements that comprise ambulatory care stewardship

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
08/13/2019
Course expires: 
10/04/2019
Event starts: 
08/22/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
08/22/2019 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and speakers have nothing to disclose

Planning committee members
Kristi Kuper, PharmD, BCPS
Senior Clinical Manager, Infectious Diseases
Vizient
 
Lynda Stencel, BSBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy & Supply Networks
Vizient
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Executive Director
Vizient
 
Tamaya Bhowmick, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
 
Course reviewer
Kristi Kuper, PharmD, BCPS
Senior Clinical Manager, Infectious Diseases
Vizient
 
Speakers
Katherine Fleming, MD
Medical Epidemiologist, the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, Division of Healthcare
CDC
 
Rebecca Wrenn, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist, Duke University Hospital
Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention

 

 

 

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. 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.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-111-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-111-L01-T
PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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