WHA Physician Improvement Advisor Bobby Redwood, MD, is back with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Journal Club. Join this two-part educational webinar series for conversation focused on clinical decision making and population health considerations.
Each one-hour Journal Club includes a review of current literature, a discussion of case scenarios, and time for questions. Participation is complimentary to WHA members, but pre-registration is required. Both CME and CNE continuing education credits are available for these webinars.
May 6 - Journal Club #1
HCAP is Out! Review of the New IDSA Pneumonia Guidelines
Participants will learn about defining community-acquired and hospital-acquired pneumonia, define ventilatorassociated pneumonia, and why health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP) is no longer a clinical entity
July 22 – Journal Club #2
Dr. Redwood Takes Requests: Antimicrobial Stewardship Principles in the Management of COPD, Cdiff and Tickborne Illnesses
Participants will learn about defining the NICE criteria for COPD, explain when testing for CDI is appropriate, the risks associated with long-course antibiotics for Lyme disease, and why treating “chronic Lyme disease” is not recommended.
The series is intended for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, quality improvement leaders, and others with a special interest in the Club topic being discussed. Online registration is now available.