Antibiotic Stewardship in Long term Care: Keeping It Simple

  • 29 Dec 2016
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • webinar

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TOPIC

Under the new Final Rule from CMS, each facility must develop an Antibiotic Stewardship program by 11/28/2017.  This is one of the major changes to the regulations which will have a major impact on the operations of every skilled nursing facility.  Join this webinar and learn the parameters which make up the core elements of the Antibiotic Stewardship program set forth by the CDC and how to implement this program in the nursing facility.  Administrators, Directors of Nursing, Infection Control managers and Assessment Coordinators will find the information contained in this presentation to be of great assistance in developing the program for the facility.


SPEAKER

Blanche M. Lenard, RN, CIC

Ms. Lenard has functioned in the infection control field since 1975 initially at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, then for Brookside Clinical Laboratory as the Infection Control specialist servicing Brookside's long term care clients.  She became a Board Certified Infection Control Preventionist in 1988 and since 2008 has worked with a number of long term care facilities as a Consulting Infection Control Preventionist.  She is an adjnuct faculuty memebr at Widener University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is an active memebr of Chapter 15 Philadelphia/Delaware Valley chapter of APIC.


CONTINUING EDUCATION

This activity has been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  Pennsylvania State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

DISCLOSURE

The PANAC Education Committee has determined there is no conflict of interest in this presentation.

The speaker has identified that there is no conflict of interest in this presentation.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Successful completion for receipt of the certificate is determined by presenting the completed post-test and presentation evaluation form.  Partial credit will not be provided for this webinar.

The post test will be posted on the Handouts area along with the handouts and evaluation form.  The answer key will be posted in the same area 2 days after the webinar presentation.

EVENT

PANAC Lunch & Learn - Antibiotic Stewardship Program
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

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