Antibiotic Stewardship Updates: The CDC and Joint Commission

November 16, 2021

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and The Joint Commission will address the expected standards and upcoming changes in antibiotic stewardship, therefore ensuring all health care providers are applying the correct guidelines.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe The Joint Commission’s planned revisions to their antibiotic stewardship standards and their implementation plans and timeline
  2. Discuss CDC’s implementation resources and tools for antibiotic stewardship programs

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Describe The Joint Commission’s planned revisions to their antibiotic stewardship standards and their implementation plans and timeline
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
11/16/2021
Course expires: 
12/30/2021
Event starts: 
11/16/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
11/16/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members
 
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program
Vizient, Inc.
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.
 
Course reviewer
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenters
 
Melinda Neuhauser, PharmD, MPH
Pharmacist and Acute Care Lead for Centers of Disease Control and Prevention Office of Antibiotic Stewardship
The CDC
 
David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP
Executive Vice President, Healthcare Quality Evaluation
The Joint Commission
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 Statement:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-214-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-214-L04-T
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 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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