Nursing Home Patient Safety Series: Comprehensive Approaches to Preventing and Managing Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Facilities – Antimicrobial Stewardship
September 20, 2023
1:30pm ET | 12:30pm CT
This healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention webinar will discuss clinical and pharmacological interventions to reduce urinary tract infections and inappropriate antibiotic use in nursing facilities.
In This Event, We Will:
- Learn about the burden of urinary tract infections (UTIs) and urosepsis in the LTCF population.
- Discuss how clinicians can properly identify asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) and avoid inappropriate antibiotic use/prescribing for ASB.
- Review the appropriate antibiotic treatments/duration for a true UTI.
- Describe ways to implement antimicrobial stewardship in your facility.