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Antibiotics: Take a Time Out

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm CDT

Summary:

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

Target audience:
Nursing Homes

Highlighted topics:

  • Antibiotic Resistance: One of our greatest public health threats
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Long-term Care
  • Evidence-based strategies to implement antibiotic stewardship in your long-term care facility

About the speaker:

Dr. Christine LaRocca, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified geriatrician. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She serves as medical director for Telligen, a leader in population health management solutions and the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Colorado, Illinois and Iowa.

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Details

Date:
July 12
Time:
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Kristen Ives
Email:
Kristen.Ives@area-d.hcqis.org

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