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WA-PALTC Education on Best Practices 

Is it ASB or UTI? A Case-Based Approach

Debunking the Myths Associated with UTI Video

Go With the Flow:
A Case-Based Approach to Recurrent UTIs

Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship in a LTC Setting

Upcoming Educational Opportunities

Communicating with Residents and Families About Antibiotics

Resident and family requests for antibiotics are a recognized driver of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in the nursing home setting. The 4-part Communication Strategy is recommended by the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) as a method of providing effective communication in situations where an antibiotic is not needed. This course offers free CE credit and is broken up into multiple modules to accommodate busy schedules.

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Quality Improvement Certificate Program

UW, Comagine Health partnership offers LTPACs faculty instruction, mentorship

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The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is now offering scholarships to complete their new AMS certificate program free of charge.

The sign-up information can be found here: Society for Infectious Diseases Pharmacists - Stewardship Certificate

Utah DHHS in collaboration with University of Utah will start providing antimicrobial stewardship ECHO educational series. The ECHO program will focus on the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship in long term care facilities and will host many antimicrobial stewardship experts to address common challenges of implementing sustainable antimicrobial programs. 

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MST

Title:  The W’s of Antimicrobial Stewardship


Washington State Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is a state chapter of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

Board of Directors

Jason Heffernan, MD, MS

Chikal Patel, MD - Treasurer

Kristin Prey, ARNP - Secretary

Jessica van Fleet-Green, MD, FAAFP, CMD

Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, CMD, FACP - President

Jessica Zering, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS, CAPM

The best resources for post-acute and long-term care in 
Washington State

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