Preparing for SNF Phase 2 Antibiotic Stewardship Requirement of Participation

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Marilyn Mines, RN, BC, RAC-CT
60 minutes
Product Description

SNF Phase 2 Antibiotic Stewardship Requirement of Participation—Get Tips, Checklists, Reference Materials & More!

The overutilization of antibiotics has created an environment of resistant strains, putting everyone at risk, the elderly in particular. Phase 2 of the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Requirements for Participation are required to be in place by November 2017. One of these requirements is the development of an Infection Prevention and Control Program, including an antibiotic stewardship component and infection preventionist.

During this informative session with Marilyn Mines, you will learn about how to comply with this new program. Marilyn will provide useful tips, check-off lists, and other reference material.

Session Highlights

  • Learn the core elements of an antibiotic stewardship program
  • Learn how to develop appropriate policies to improve antibiotic use
  • Learn who should be involved in the program and in which role
  • Understand the importance of a good clinical assessment/documentation in the decision to order antibiotics
  • Understand what can be done on a regular basis to prevent the spread of infection

Session Snapshots

  • Infection control standard
  • Definition of antibiotic stewardship program
  • Leadership commitment and accountability
  • Drug expertise and actions
  • Policies and practice actions
  • Pharmacy interventions with specific indications
  • Personnel and resident safety
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Resources

Who should attend?

  • Administration and interdisciplinary team

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About Our Speaker

Marilyn Mines - Skilled Nursing Coding  Expert

Marilyn Mines RN, BC, RAC-CT, brings over 40 years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse to her role as Director of Clinical Services for FR&R. While working with clients, she has been instrumental in preparations for JCAHO, Public Health and Public Aid inspections, and promoting confidence in the direct care of patients, as well as managerial staff.

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