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The Role of the Antibiogram in Nursing Homes

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT

Description:
Join Chris Czaja, MD, MPH, antimicrobial stewardship medical epidemiologist at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, at 12 p.m. MT as he describes what an antibiogram is and how it is used, explains how to interpret and apply an antibiogram and identifies information in the Colorado antibiogram that can guide antibiotic use and antibiotic stewardship for Colorado nursing homes.

Objectives:

  • Describe what an antibiogram is and how it is used
  • Explain how to interpret and apply an antibiogram
  • Identify information in the Colorado antibiogram that can guide antibiotic use and antibiotic stewardship

Speaker:
Chris Czaja, MD, MPH is an antimicrobial stewardship medical epidemiologist for the Healthcare-Associated Infections Program within the communicable disease branch at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).

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Details

Date:
October 11
Time:
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Organizer

Anita Adamo
Phone:
720-554-1708
Email:
Anita.Adamo@area-d.hcqis.org
Website:
www.TelligenQINQIO.com

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