Enhancing Your Existing Antibiotic Stewardship Program (2/19/2020)

Date: February 19, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM-8:00 PM ET

Description: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Phase 2 has required a working Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP) for nearly 2 years, but many facilities are still struggling to move the needle on rampant antibiotic overuse. This presentation provides a roadmap to a results-oriented upgrade of your stewardship program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review CMS Phase 2-3 requirements for ASP, effective since November 2017.
  • Develop a model for results-oriented upgrades to existing CMS requirements.
  • Integrate developed upgrades and insights into your facility‚Äôs ASP.

Speaker: Peter Patterson, MD, MBA, FACMQ

Dr. Patterson is an experienced physician-executive with extensive background in medical quality improvement, clinical microbiology, and infection prevention/antibiotic stewardship.  He has worked with many post-acute and long-term care facilities and is a popular speaker at conferences and provider-network continuing education meetings. His on-the-ground practice experience and creative insights facilitate the transition to a clinical diagnostic and treatment mindset now underway in health care.

Disclosure Information: The speaker has no financial relationships to disclose.

Credit Information: 

  • 1.0 CME
  • 1.0 CMD-Management
  • 1.0 MOC