2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

103 - Antimicrobial Stewardship in the NICU

Sep 6, 2018 11:30am ‐ Sep 6, 2018 12:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Antimicrobial stewardship is a hot topic and one that all hospitals are addressing. But does it really mattter in the NICU? What processes in antimicrobial stewardship should be implemented in the NICU? How might these processes improve the care that you provide?

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and describe antimicrobial stewardship and why it is important for the safety of a neonatal intensive care unit.
  • Describe key stewardship interventions and how they apply to all members of the healthcare team.
  • Describe how to recognize areas where stewardship interventions are needed.

Speaker(s):

  • Jim Thigpen, PharmD. BPCS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Credits Available


Antimicrobial Stewardship in the NICU Exam

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