An agenda for the Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities Kick-Off Summit (UAN: 0025-0000-18-112-L04-P) is provided below for the convenience of event attendees.

This one-day summit is intended for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, or other individuals who have interest in these topics. This learning activity is designed with CE sessions and networking opportunities. The CE sessions are interactive, knowledge-based, and focus in the areas of optimization of antimicrobial therapy and promotion of antimicrobial stewardship programs in long-term care facilities within an interprofessional practice framework.

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8-8:45 a.m. Open Registration and Continental Breakfast*
8:45-9 a.m. Welcome/Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship in LTCF Maryland Collaborative
9-10 a.m. The CDC Core Elements for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities and Building the Stewardship Dream Team
Lucy Wilson, MD, ScM; Nicole Brandt, PharmD, MBA; Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc

10-11 a.m. Regulatory Issues and LTCF Survey Implications
Bill Vaughan, RN; Jennifer Hardesty, PharmD

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Clinical Overview: Microbiology, Antibiograms, and Anti-Infective Basics 101
J. Kristie Johnson, PhD; Kim Claeys, PharmD; Emily Heil, PharmD

12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch/Break*
1:15-2 p.m. Clinical Overview: Urinary Tract Infections and Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MS

2-2:30 p.m. Adverse Drug Events and Trigger Tool Prototype Introduction
Barbara Zarowitz, PharmD

2:30-4 p.m. Getting Started: Implementation Strategies Workshop
Natalia Blanco Herrera, PhD, MPH, and Group Facilitators

4-4:30 p.m. Closing Announcements and Next Steps*

*Indicates non-educational activity.