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June Education Meeting

  • 16 Jun 2015
  • 12:00 PM
  • ND BTWAN system, conference call


  • Free Registration for Members.

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“Antimicrobial Stewardship in Ambulatory Health-System Pharmacy and Long-Term Care Pharmacy”

Mark Dewey, Pharm.D., CGP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

North Dakota State University

Lake Region Healthcare/ Consultant Pharmacist Inc.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in LTC_HSystem Handout


  • Develop an understanding of why antibiotic stewardship is important in outpatient settings for Health-System Pharmacists and encourage pharmacist involvement in these areas.
  • Gain insight on interventions to decrease the use antibiotics in the LTC setting.
  • Discover ways to promote prudent use of antibiotics in your surrounding LTC facilities.
  • Describe the impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in an outpatient community health-system

Mark has been on clinical faculty since 2003 at NDSU College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Science, where he lectures for pharmacy, nursing, and nurse practitioner students.  He provides clinical teaching to 4th year pharmacy students and to pharmacy residents at his clinical practice sites.  He is a consultant pharmacist for Consultant Pharmacist Inc. & Lake Region Healthcare, both based out of Fergus Falls, MN, where he consults to:  LTC facilities, Assisted Livings, Home Care, Hospice, Community Behavioral Health Hospitals, and for individual patients.  Mark is a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP) and has been a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (FASCP).  Mark has twice been the recipient of the NDSU College of Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year Award.  He lives with his wife and 3 kids on a golf course outside of Elbow Lake, MN (where his wife always beats him at golf).

Methods to join the meeting:

1. **ND BTWAN system.

  • Joining this way would be the best - we will be able to see faces! You will be able to see the presenter, see your colleagues across the state, hear the presentation, and see the slides. All of the hospitals in ND have interactive TV hard wired into them – it is the BTWAN system and is often used for Emergency Preparedness.
  • Please see attached and below for the contact person in your hospital to set up this meeting up for you. A recurring meeting for the second Tuesday of every month can be scheduled. BTWAN Contacts for ND Hospitals
  • This is already on the calendars at the ND Department of Health. Clint’s contact information at the DOH:<>, 701-328-1331<tel:701-328-1331>

2. Conference Call and Screen Sharing

Please share with your colleagues that are interested in becoming NDSHP members. This is a great opportunity to “Lunch ‘n Learn”! Please let us know if you have any questions








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