Antibiotic Stewardship Core Elements in Action Series Session Two: Pharmacy Expertise & Action

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Core Elements for Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship and identify the key features of the Pharmacy/Stewardship Expertise and Action elements.
  • Effectively translate the Pharmacy/Stewardship Expertise and Action elements into actionable interventions intended to augment your existing stewardship efforts.
  • Learn how to engage patients and families as partners and integrate their health related social needs into the discharge planning process to improve patient outcomes.
  • Gather and apply lessons learned from real world stories of antibiotic stewardship work happening in hospitals and health systems, including small, rural, and critical access hospitals.

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