HQIC Webinar, November 4, 2021: Antibiotic Stewardship During A COVID Pandemic

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This material was prepared by the IPRO NQIIC, a Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

This resources includes a recording and presentation slides from a November Webinar on Antibiotic Stewardship During the Covid Pandemic.

Antibiotic Stewardship (AS) is a national priority aimed at optimizing the use of antibiotics to effectively treat infections, protect patients from harms caused by unnecessary antibiotic use, and combat antibiotic resistance. Hospital AS Programs and teams have been challenged during the COVID pandemic to manage both viral and bacterial infections in patients for extended lengths of stay.

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Focus Area: C. difficile / Antimicrobial Stewardship / MDRO, All-Cause Harm / Culture of Safety / High Reliability, Pandemic / COVID / Public Health Emergency