208. Antimicrobial Stewardship in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 391-392

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify key tenets of the core elements for stewardship in nursing homes
  • apply available experience in establishing a stewardship program in long term care
  • describe novel aspects of stewardship in the VA system

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Members-in-training, Nurses, Researchers

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Curtis J. Donskey, MD, Case Western Reserve University and Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH, FSHEA, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Ohio State University

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours 0.15 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-290-L04-P


C. J. Donskey, None

K. Stevenson, None

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