This webinar will provide a brief explanation of antibiograms and will delve into their value in acute care, long-term care, and outpatient settings. Using antibiograms to support improved antibiotic use in the broader community also will be discussed.
This presentation is directed to acute care, long-term care, and outpatient settings.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe an antibiogram
- Identify the value of antibiogram use in various health care settings
- Relate the benefit of antibiograms to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use
- Explore the advantages of health care settings working together using antibiograms to support improved health across the community
Paul Carson, MD, FACP. Dr. Paul Carson serves as professor of practice and medical director of the Center for Immunization Research and Education for the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. Dr. Carson also is the director of antimicrobial stewardship at Sanford Health. Dr. Carson received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota in 1986. He is involved in multiple health system and public health committees, including most recently with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Task Force for the North Dakota Department of Health and serves as the Department’s Antibiotic Resistance/Antibiotic Stewardship Expert. He has extensive experience in research and grant work and is the author and co-author of many publications.
Please visit the Great Plains QIO website to view this Antibiograms webinar. Please note the special instructions. If you experience difficulty viewing the recording, please contact:
Michelle Lauckner, RN | Quality Improvement Specialist
Quality Health Associates of North Dakota
41 36th Ave NW | Minot, ND 58703
701/989-6229 (Direct) | 701/857-9755 (Fax)
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