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Antibiotic Stewardship: Quick Wins for Improving Duration of Therapy

November 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Antibiotic Stewardship (AS) remains a national priority aimed at optimizing antibiotic use to effectively treat infections, protect patients from harms caused by unnecessary use and combat antibiotic resistance. This event will feature national antibiotic use and duration of Therapy (DOT) trending data, strategies to address AS challenges, examples of best practice to improve antibiotic discharge prescribing and a hospitals success with engaging leaders, providers, and front-line staff in a hospital-wide initiative to improve DOT and outcomes.

In this session, you will learn to:

  • Describe CDC AS Core Elements and current status of AS programs
  • Discuss national trending data on antibiotic use and DOT
  • Review opportunities to improve prescribing practices
  • Explain DOT evidence-based strategies and associated outcomes

Who Should Attend: Antibiotic Stewardship Teams, Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Infection Preventionists, Outpatient Practice Providers, Quality Professionals, Clinical and Hospital Leaders

Speakers: Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Valerie Vaughn, MD MSc, Robert Neetz, PharmD, BCPS, Lynda Martin MPA, BSN, RN, CPHQ



November 8, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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