Antimicrobial Stewardship in Nursing Homes and the Bedside Nurse’s Role in Promoting It
June 1, 2022 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Christen Caradine, DNP, FNP-BC, RN, CIC, Nurse Consultant, APIC
Please join Christen Caradine, DNP, FNP-BC, RN, CIC as she lays out the core tenets of an effective antimicrobial stewardship (AS) program and what role each staff member (particularly nursing staff) has in promoting antimicrobial stewardship. Christen will review each of the CDC’s core elements for an AS program, describe methods for determining when antibiotics are needed for suspected urinary tract infections, cover effective strategies for tracking administration of antibiotics, and more.
This webinar is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and APIC Consulting and is intended for nursing homes throughout the state of Pennsylvania.