Antibiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care

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Suspected Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Action Tool

This tool developed in November 2018 is based on McGeer Criteria and modified Loeb Criteria. It is designed to guide nursing staff in the initial evaluation and next steps for possible urinary tract infection (UTI) in residents without a urinary catheter.

Antibiotic Awareness Week Toolkit

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual one-week observance that gives participating organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of appropriate antibiotic use to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance. Be Antibiotics Aware, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) educational effort, complements U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week with up-to-date information to help …

Antibiotic Stewardship Program Development and Updates with a Long-Term Care Focus

Join Telligen and Dr. Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc, the medical officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, for an in-depth look at successful nursing home antibiotic stewardship programs. In this webinar recorded in August 2018, Dr. Kabbani defines the unique challenges faced in long-term care settings, identifies strategies …

Antibiotics: Take a Time-Out

This Telligen QIN presentation recorded in July 2018 with Telligen Medical Director Dr. Christine LaRocca, MD, discusses what an antibiotic time out is, when it should be done and how it fits into your antibiotic stewardship plan for your nursing home.

CDC Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes – Appendix B: Measures of Antibiotic Prescribing, Use and Outcomes

Do you need more information about measuring antibiotic stewardship program outcomes? The CDC Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes – Appendix B: Measures of Antibiotic Prescribing, Use and Outcomes contains detailed explanations of antibiotic use process and outcome measures which can be tracked by nursing homes to monitor the impact of their antibiotic …

Antibiotic Stewardship and Nursing Home Physicians: Bringing Them Together – Transcript

Nursing homes are expected to implement long-term care antibiotic stewardship programs in their facilities by November 28, 2017. As a practicing physician and an experienced medical director, Telligen Chief Medical Officer Dr. Paul Mulhausen shares his perspectives on physician involvement and engagement in nursing home antibiotic stewardship programs in this Telligen webinar. Nursing home staff …

Antibiotic Stewardship and Nursing Home Physicians: Bringing Them Together – Presentation

Nursing homes are expected to implement long-term care antibiotic stewardship programs in their facilities by November 28, 2017. As a practicing physician and an experienced medical director, Telligen Chief Medical Officer Dr. Paul Mulhausen shares his perspectives on physician involvement and engagement in nursing home antibiotic stewardship programs in this Telligen webinar. Nursing home staff …

Antibiotic Stewardship and Nursing Home Physicians: Bringing Them Together – Recording

Nursing homes are expected to implement long-term care antibiotic stewardship programs in their facilities by November 28, 2017. As a practicing physician and an experienced medical director, Telligen Chief Medical Officer Dr. Paul Mulhausen shares his perspectives on physician involvement and engagement in nursing home antibiotic stewardship programs in this Telligen webinar. Nursing home staff …

Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Where Do We Start? Where Do We Go? – Presentation

This presentation by Chris Barten of the Iowa Veterans home reviews how inappropriate use of antibiotics leads to resistance, how to meet federal antibiotic stewardship regulations in a long-term care facility, and how to implement an antibiotic stewardship program in a long-term care facility. We discuss how to identify strategies for decreasing antibiotic usage in …

Antibiotic Stewardship Core Elements for LTC Part III – Transcript

The transcript to this recorded webinar is the third in a series of three presentations designed to support nursing homes’ antibiotic stewardship implementation. Please join Chris Czaja, MD, MPH, Antibiotic Stewardship Medical Epidemiologist for the Healthcare-Associated Infections Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as he outlines the threat of antibiotic resistance, reviews …

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