Antibiotic Stewardship – PediaCast CME 031

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Preeti Jaggi stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about antibiotic stewardship. We discuss goals behind the concept with practical tips for setting up a stewardship program in large institutions and small practices. We also explore several high-priority conditions and outline steps you can take now to sharpen your antibiotic prescribing skills. We hope you can join us!

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TOPIC
Antibiotic Stewardship

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Preeti Jaggi
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Antibiotic Stewardship in Outpatient Settings (UpToDate)
Antibiotic Stewardship in Hospital Settings (UpToDate)
Evidence-Based Medicine – PediaCast CME 008
Red Book Online
UpToDate
Sanford Guide
Cochrane Collaborative
DynaMed Plus
IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis in Children and Adults
Shortened Antimicrobial Treatment for Acute Otitis Media in Young Children (NEJM)
Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses (NEJM)
TMP/SMX vs Placebo for Uncomplicated Skin Abscess (NEJM)

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define antibiotic stewardship and explain its importance.
  2. Describe the four core elements of an antibiotic stewardship program: commitment, intervention, tracking and reporting, education and expertise.
  3. Identify five high-priority conditions for which clinicians commonly deviate from best practices for antibiotic prescribing.
  4. Design an antibiotic stewardship program that incorporates best prescribing practices for a high-priority condition.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
November 1, 2017

EXPIRATION DATE
November 1, 2020

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

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Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

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Education Department, CME Office
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614-355-0650

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