“Office Hours” Webinars

How to Interpret Your Antibiotic Start Reports
December 13, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health generates quarterly antibiotic start reports for participating long-term care facilities to compare their antibiotic use to other facilities. If you are interested in the program or have been participating but need help interpreting your reports, tune in to this office hours session and bring your questions.

Managing a Penicillin Allergy
January 17, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Does your facility have residents with documented penicillin allergies that haven’t been assessed? Learn the strategies for assessing whether these residents are truly allergic and the latest recommendations for residents with true penicillin allergies.

How to Request and Use an Antibiogram
February 21, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

An antibiogram is an important tool that your facility’s antimicrobial stewardship program can use to make empiric treatment decisions. Learn how to access an antibiogram that represents your resident population and, importantly, how to use it to guide therapy.

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