The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Health, are hosting an Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities Kick-Off Summit on Friday, Sept. 14.

The summit is a "train the trainer" workshop intended for consultant pharmacists, physicians (e.g., medical directors), nurses (e.g., directors of nursing, nurse practitioners), and long-term care facility administrators with an interest in antimicrobial stewardship programs.

This is a FREE program that offers interactive knowledge-based sessions led by industry experts with focus in the areas of optimization of antimicrobial therapy and promotion of stewardship programs in long-term care facilities.

Important Event Details
Date: Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: LifeSpan Network-Handelman Conference Center
7090 Samuel Morse Drive, Suite 400
Columbia, MD 21046
Registration: Online Registration Available Here (Deadline: August 31, 2018)
Activity Announcement: Printer-Friendly Download Available Here
Continuing Education: This activity has been approved for six (6) contact hours (0.6 CEUs) of continuing medical education (CME), continuing pharmacy education (CPE), and continuing nursing education (CNE) – 6.0 pharmacology hours.
Program Objectives:
  1. Discuss the CDC Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities.
  2. Identify goals and expected outcomes of the Maryland Train the Trainer program.
  3. Describe solutions to challenges to effective stewardship in LTCFs.
  4. Discuss strategies for implementing an antimicrobial stewardship intervention in LTCFs.
  5. Describe collaborative strategies for health care professionals to optimize antimicrobial stewardship outcomes in LTCFs.

For More Information:

More information about this event, including registration, an agenda, and parking and directions, is available on this website. If you have any additional questions about the event, please contact lamycenter@rx.umaryland.edu.