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Colorado's Antimicrobial Stewardship Roadmap Seminar

Description

The Colorado’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Roadmap seminar is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 22 at the University of Colorado Hospital’s Bruce Shroffel Conference Center. 

Overview
According to the CDC, antibiotics have transformed the practice of medicine. The prompt initiation of antibiotics to treat infections has been proven to reduce morbidity and save lives; however, 20-50 percent of all antibiotics prescribed in U.S. acute care hospitals are either unnecessary or inappropriate. Join us for a day with experts who will share knowledge about antimicrobial stewardship best practices and implementation strategies.

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss current national strategies for antimicrobial stewardship
  • Present the new Joint Commission standards for antimicrobial stewardship
  • Discuss future antimicrobial stewardship opportunities and antimicrobial resistance in Colorado
  • Describe the role of nursing in antimicrobial stewardship
  • Discuss lessons learned by hospitals participating in the statewide antimicrobial stewardship collaborative
  • Explore how to bring providers to the table
Target Audience
This program is geared towards health care professionals in hospitals, long term care facilities and outpatient settings who are engaged in antimicrobial stewardship, including physicians, pharmacists, infection preventionists, nurses and licensed independent professionals.


Registration 
Register with the link below.  
Registration fee: $75 for CHA members.

There is no registration fee for hospitals participating in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative. For more information, contact Barbara Cellio, CHA administrative assistant, patient safety department, at barbara.cellio@cha.com or 720.330.6054.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 14, 2017.   

Continuing Education Credits  
Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing nursing education (CNE) is pending approval.
COPIC points are pending approval. 

Contact Information 
For questions, contact Barbara Cellio, CHA administrative assistant, patient safety department, at barbara.cellio@cha.com or 720.330.6054. 



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