- Exhibit & Support
- Hotel & Travel
Misuse of antimicrobials increases lengths of stay, emergence of resistant bacteria, health care costs, and likelihood of drug-related adverse events. Since the 1990s, antimicrobial stewardship efforts have progressively become more collaborative, emphasizing a systemwide approach. Most recently, the Joint Commission announced that effective January 1, 2020, its medication management guidelines will apply to the ambulatory care setting. During this session, presenters will explore the important role of a systemwide approach to antimicrobial stewardship—including business implications—and provide advice on implementation.
At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: