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Antibiotic Stewardship for Nurse Practitioners

There is no charge to attend this live webinar.
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May 4, 2023 1:00pm – 2:30pm (ET) Online

CE: 1.5 contact hours
Includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology

At least 28% of antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary, and about half of antibiotics prescribed for respiratory infections provide no benefit. Learn how you can become an antibiotic steward by improving antibiotic prescribing and slowing the spread of antibiotic resistance. Join in as this dynamic panel of experts shares information and opportunities to help you become a champion in this area. A recording of the webinar will be made available as an on-demand presentation within a week of the live event.

Event Details
  • Webinar Details

    When: May 4, 2023, 1-2:30 p.m. ET (12-1:30 p.m. CT).

    Where: Online via the AANP CE Center.

    Cost: Free for AANP members and non-members.

    CE Credit: This activity is approved by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) for 1.5 contact hours (CH) of continuing education credit, which includes 0.25 CH of pharmacology credit. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

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    About the Webinar


    • Review trends in U.S. outpatient antibiotic prescribing.
    • Review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Core Elements of Outpatient Stewardship.
    • Describe interventions to effectively improve the problem of antibiotic resistance.
    • Describe the Dialogue Around Respiratory Illness Treatment (DART) communication strategy to reduce antibiotic over-prescribing.
  • Speakers
    Guillermo (Memo) Sanchez

    Guillermo (Memo) Sanchez, MSHS, MPH, PA-C

    Memo Sanchez is an emergency medicine PA and epidemiologist with the CDC Office of Antibiotic Stewardship. He completed a fellowship in applied epidemiology from 2018 to 2020. Memo’s areas of concentration include creating antibiotic stewardship guidance, leveraging partnerships to promote appropriate antibiotic use and supporting the implementation of outpatient antibiotic stewardship, including within telemedicine settings and among advanced practice providers.

    Elizabeth Miller Walters

    Elizabeth Miller Walters, DNP, CPNP, RN

    Elizabeth Miller Walters is the assistant director of APRN operations, advanced practice initiatives and certification outreach at the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    Audrey M. Stevenson

    Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC

    Audrey M. Stevenson is a family nurse practitioner (FNP) with more than 40 years of clinical, public health and leadership experience.

    Stevenson, who holds master’s degrees in public health and nursing, received her doctorate in public health from the University of Utah. She has worked in public health for the past 34 years and is the former division director of family health and clinical services for the Salt Lake County Health Department in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is currently working in clinical research for Synexus and teaching graduate FNP and master of public health students at two universities.