2022 Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This session will update participants about the 2020 CMS condition of participation for infection prevention and control, and antibiotic stewardship, effective March 30, 2020, for all hospitals. This session also will discuss the use of the CMS infection control worksheet, the CMS COVID-19 worksheet, interpretative guidelines and commonly cited deficiencies.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Describe the new CMS requirements for an antibiotic stewardship program.
- Describe the new CMS requirements for an infection prevention and control program.
- Identify examples of commonly cited infection control standards.
Target audience: CMO's, CNO's, Physicians, Pharmacists, Compliance Officer, Joint Commission Coordinator, Quality Improvement personnel, Risk Manager and Legal Counsel.