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2023 Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Saving Antibiotics So Antibiotics Can Save Lives

This summit will highlight the importance of antimicrobial stewardship and focus on implementation strategies that will promote facility-wide incorporation and improve antimicrobial use and patient outcomes.

Summit Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Discuss antimicrobial stewardship principles and implementation strategies in the post-COVID era.
  2. Identify the roles and responsibilities of the multidisciplinary team involved in antibiotic stewardship within multiple health care settings to improve the management of common infections.
  3. Describe how to utilize antibiotic stewardship tools to promote the appropriate use of antibiotics and improve patient outcomes.

General Information

Symposium Details

DateFriday, June 2, 2023

Time7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LocationEmbassy Suites by Hilton Omaha La Vista Hotel & Conference Center
12520 Westport Parkway, La Vista, NE 68128

Target Audience

This accredited continuing education activity is designed for:

  • Post-acute and long-term facilities: Long-term care providers, medical directors, infection preventionists, nurses, consultant pharmacists, directors of nursing, quality program leaders, and other health care providers interested in improving the management of common infections through the incorporation of antimicrobial stewardship principles.
  • Outpatient facilities and acute care hospitals: Family medicine providers, internal medicine providers, ambulatory care providers, pharmacists, nurses, medical directors, quality program leaders, and other health care providers interested in improving the management of common infections through the incorporation of antimicrobial stewardship principles.
Continuing Education Credits

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In support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 6.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

Pharmacists

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 6.25 ACPE contact hours. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Registration Information

The registration fee to join this continuing education activity is $99. Online registration is open until Tuesday, May 23. Register early. Space is limited!

If you need assistance with online registration, please call our Registration Office at 402-559-5929.

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Please note: Once online registration is closed, you will only be able to register on-site for the walk-in fee of $150. Walk-in registrations will only be accepted if space is available; meals are not guaranteed.

Cancel/Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please email conted@unmc.edu no later than May 23, 2023. There is a $25 processing fee for cancellations made by May 23. Cancellations made after this date and registrants who fail to attend are responsible for the full registration fee.

Posting on the UNMC website: 2023 Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Saving Antibiotics So Antibiotics Can Save Lives | Center for Continuing Education | University of Nebraska Medical Center (unmc.edu)

Course Director

M. Salman Ashraf, MBBS

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, UNMC; Associate Medical Director, Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program; Associate Medical Director, Infection Control and Promotion Program; Program Director, Nebraska Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, Nebraska Medicine

M. Salman Ashraf, MBBS
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