FHA Infection Prevention Hot Topic: Antibiotic Stewardship
FHA Infection Prevention Hot Topic: Antibiotic Stewardship and
What We Can Learn from Antibiograms
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ET
The role of Infection Preventionists is critical in antibiotic stewardship and is fundamental in reducing the risk of antimicrobial-resistant infections in healthcare and the communities they serve. The goal of the program is to provide information and facilitate conversation about best practices and barriers to care delivery and to promote responsible and appropriate antimicrobial use in the acute care setting. The webinar series is led by nationally recognized infection prevention expert, Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC. Please join FHA for this important educational program to learn more about antibiotic stewardship and antibiograms. This virtual event is part of the FHA Infection Prevention webinar series that provides hospital infection preventionists with the latest information, evidence-based practice, and resources for eliminating hospital-acquired infections (HAI).
- Discuss the role of antibiotic stewardship for infection prevention in the acute care setting.
- Understand “best practices” and the barriers to antibiotic stewardship in acute care.
- Learn the importance of what can be learned from an antibiogram and how to implement antibiotic stewardship processes for quality assurance and performance improvement.
This webinar is open to all FHA members and to non-members. Attendees must register online to receive access instructions.
FHA offers a general education credit to RN, LPN, and APRN attendees of the Infection Prevention webinar series. Attendees must complete the evaluation survey provided in the follow-up email and FHA will submit the 1.0 CE to CE Broker on the attendee's behalf. Non-nurse attendees may request a certificate of attendance for other educational requirements by also completing the evaluation survey.