CDC Update 2020: Antibiotic Stewardship in U.S. Hospitals

November 23, 2020

As part of antibiotic awareness week the CDC will explore opportunities for stewards to use antibiotic data for action.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Explain the use of the standardized antimicrobial administration ratio (SAAR) as a risk-adjusted comparison for antibiotic use
  2. Identify opportunities for stewards to use antibiotic data for action

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Describe the uptake of CDC’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in U.S. hospitals

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
11/23/2020
Course expires: 
01/06/2021
Event starts: 
11/23/2020 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
11/23/2020 - 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
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient
 
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program Services
Vizient
 
Course reviewer
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient
 
Presenter
Melinda Neuhauser, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, FASHP, FIDP
Pharmacist and Acute Care Lead for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Antibiotic Stewardship in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control
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: JA0006103-0000-20-203-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-203-L01-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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