Antibiotic overuse is a big and growing problem. This session discusses a number of strategies for establishing an antibiotic stewardship program in nursing homes and how to implement practices to improve the use of antimicrobials for older adults from a leading national expert on the topic.
Contact hours available until 4/2/18.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.
Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Learning Outcome: Describe the core elements of implementing antibiotic stewardship activities in the long-term care setting.