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STAT: Survey Tips and Tactics 2024 – Antibiotic Stewardship

Includes a Live Web Event on 08/14/2024 at 11:00 AM (EDT)

Registration fee is a 'per site' fee and includes unlimited number of participants from each site location, webinar materials and continuing education hours. Please see instructions below.  

STAT Series: Discover how nursing homes are being cited with their annual surveys. The Long-Term Care Survey Process and regulatory language will be reviewed. Each month will delve into a specific survey topic. Common citation examples will be given with interactive discussion from members sharing their survey experiences, best practices, and lessons learned. Obtain useful tips and tactics for the monthly highlighted topic. Resources and other reference material will be shared.

Each webinar is a separate virtual event. Registration is required for each.

August 14, 2024

Antibiotics are among the most frequently prescribed medications in nursing homes, with up to 70% of residents in a nursing home receiving one or more courses of systemic antibiotics when followed over a year. Studies have shown that 40–75% of antibiotics prescribed in nursing homes may be unnecessary or inappropriate. This session will delve into the core elements of an antibiotic stewardship program and review common areas of non-compliance. Best practices and available resources will be shared.

Instructions to purchase course:

  • One individual from per site location purchases course through the Learning Center.
  • Purchaser reviews confirmation email with information on how participants at their site may access the course and education materials.
  • Purchaser shares access information to participants and encourages participants to log into the course prior to the live webinar date. 

Continuing Education Information

1.0 clock hours will be awarded upon successful completion.  

Criteria for successful completion: Attendance at entire event and submission of completed evaluation form.

LeadingAge Ohio is an approved provider by the Board of Executives of Long Term Services and Supports. Core of knowledge subject areas: Care, Services and Support; Operations; Environment and Quality. 

As stated in the Ohio Administrative Code Rule 4723-14-05, education that has been approved by a board or an agency that regulates a health care profession in Ohio or another jurisdiction is an acceptable option to meet nursing continuing education requirements.

Substitution and Cancellation Policy

Substitutions, in writing, are welcome at no additional cost. Cancellations received by two calendar weeks prior to event date will be fully refunded. Cancellations received between 7 and 13 days prior to the event date will be refunded minus a $40 processing fee. No refunds will be issued 6 or fewer days prior to the event date.

Learners have 10 days from live event to complete the course.  

Stephanie DeWees

Stephanie DeWees, HSE, LPN, LNHA, BS: Stephanie’s work in the health care industry began over 30 years ago, where she found her passion for caring for others as a nursing assistant in a senior care organization. Her work experience in the industry includes independent living, assisted living, adult day programs, home health, long-term care, and hospital. As a business owner and consultant, she helps companies and organizations increase their effectiveness, reimbursement, compliance, and quality standards. Stephanie implements her strategies and best practices in various healthcare settings. Her approach was founded on a purpose, inspired by experience, and driven by results. Her focus to impact quality of care, while being fiscally responsible has allowed her to obtain Five (5) Star recognition and deficiency-free surveys from state-administered programs.

Edu: Bachelor of Science, Health Services Administration, Wilberforce University Practical Nursing School, Southern State Community College Credentials Certificate Health Services Executive.


STAT: Survey Tips and Tactics 2024 – Antibiotic Stewardship
08/14/2024 at 11:00 AM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
08/14/2024 at 11:00 AM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
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