Check Out the New Webinar and Other ASP Resources
March 7, 2019
The Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship (ABS) Collaborative has identified two new webinars to help support your Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP). Check them out:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM MDT
Webinar: Real Antibiotics for Rural Patients: Treating People, Not Guidelines
Guest speaker Dr. Jeffrey Jansen, the pharmacy infectious diseases coordinator for SCL Saint Vincent Healthcare, will begin this presentation with a review of antibacterial resistance, followed by a review of a statewide antibiogram, including limitations and strengths. He will also provide empiric prescribing recommendations. There will be an open Q&A session following his presentation. Intended audience: Pharmacists, providers, infection preventionists and other antimicrobial project team members
Wednesday, March 22, 2019 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (MDT)
Webinar: Antibiotic Stewardship: Conquering Measurement
Presented by American Hospital Association and Health Research & Educational Trust
A key component in making patient care safer is to track progress toward improvement. During this final session in the three-part series, participants will learn more about all elements of antibiotic stewardship measurement and how they support quality improvement efforts. Access the slides to the previous two webinars here. Intended audience: All antibiotic stewardship team members or stakeholders
To see all Montana ABS Collaborative resources, get information about upcoming education events or to find resources from previously presented webinars, access the Montana ABS Collaborative Resources website.
If you have any questions or run into issues with your antimicrobial stewardship program implementation and would like help, please use the “Leave a Reply” section below, and we will have one of our subject matter experts get back to you, or email Patty Kosednar with your questions or comment.