Lending a Hand: Implementation and Expansion of Handshake Stewardship in Pediatrics - On Demand

This activity will define strategies for implementing handshape stewardship in different healthcare settings and the challenges and opportunities that go along with it. Specific examples will be discussed and opportunities to expand collaboration will be explored.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe strategies for implementation of handshake stewardship within different hospital settings
  2. Discuss opportunities to expand antimicrobial stewardship initiatives
  3. Describe challenges and opportunities encountered within an academic medical center and a community hospital

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Define elements of handshake stewardship
  2. Identify one challenge encountered during implementation of handshake stewardship

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
On demand activity
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Kristin Held Wheatley has received consultant fees from Accord Healthcare, Inc. and Servier Pharmaceuticals.
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.
Kristin Held Wheatley, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pediatric Oncology and Infectious Diseases
Program Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Christine R. Hanks, PharmD, BCIDP
Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
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.
Designation Statement:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-376-H04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-376-H04-T
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 CE - Attendance
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