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WEBINAR – The ABCs of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASPs)

September 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Maine Quality Counts presented the webinar, The ABCs of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs, to discuss how to develop an ASP for in a hospital, ambulatory center or walk-in-clinic. Representatives from Penobscot Community Health Care, Eastern Maine Medical Center, and St. Joseph Hospital shared their experiences and best practices on ways to:

  • Reduce inappropriate use of antibiotics for bronchitis and upper respiratory infections
  • Raise awareness among health care providers about the dangers of overprescribing antibiotics
  • Help patients gain greater understanding about the dangers of overuse of antibiotics
  • Create individualized feedback reports for providers that have been shown to reduce variation and improve appropriate prescribing of antibiotics

Click here to download the webinar presentation slides and recording from Maine Quality Counts.

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Date:
September 15, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Online Event