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Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Series - Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

  • 17 Nov 2016
  • 3:00 PM
  • Webinar


  • Free Registration for Members.


Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Series—Part I

The Basics of Antimicrobial Stewardship: Getting Started

§  Describe the scope and impact of inappropriate antibiotic use

§  Outline the positive impacts of antimicrobial stewardship programs

§  Review the CDC’s core elements of an antimicrobial stewardship program

§  Discuss regulatory requirements for antimicrobial stewardship (e.g., TJC, CMS, etc.)

§  Identify key steps in getting an effective antimicrobial stewardship program started in your facility


Intended Audience

This event is intended for pharmacists, physicians, nurses,

infection preventionists, and anyone with an interest in antimicrobial stewardship program development/implementation.



Sara Nausheen MD

Internist/Infectious Disease Physician

Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND


Kevin Kern, PharmD

Clinical Coordinator, Department of Pharmacy

Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND


November 17, 2016
3:00-4:00 p.m. CT

(2:00-3:00 p.m. MT)




After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the meeting information and the registration ID that will be used to log into the WebEx portion of the meeting. Please note, this email may go to your spam or junk folder. It will come from the email address



Part II of this series will be presented on

Thursday, December 15, 2016

3:00-4:00 p.m. CT



If you have questions regarding this webinar, please contact Jean Roland, Quality Improvement Specialist, Great Plains QIN, or 701/852-4231.


Continuing Education


Application has been made for nursing contact hours through the North Dakota Board of Nursing.



(0.1 CEU) Application Based

UAN: 0047-9999-16-035-L01-P

North Dakota State University College of Health Professions, School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


Attendance at the session and completion of the online evaluation are required to receive CE credit.


Pharmacy professionals can now obtain CE statements of credit on the CPE Monitor website.


This material was prepared by the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. 11SOW-GPQIN-ND-C3-71/1016

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