Antibiotic Stewardship for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Long Term Care (0.17h)

Posted on: December 10th, 2021 by Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.
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This educational offering provides 0.17 CEU and was presented in the Clinical track. The course includes a static poster and an MP4 video file from the presentation originally shared at the 14th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference at the Swissotel in Chicago, August 2021.

Laura Giovannoli, DNP, APRN-BC
Dr. Giovannoli, APRN is a recent graduate from Sacred Heart University, CT working in the field of long term care. Her focus is in Geriatric care and advocacy. This presentation is the dissemination of the DNP Scholarly Project completed and presented in April 2021.

Implement the use of a Suspected UTI SBAR decision-making tool to identify urinary tract infections that meet McGeer criteria
Enhance communication to prescribing clinicians to improve antibiotic stewardship
Measure nurses’ perceived knowledge of identifying a UTI meeting McGeer criteria versus an ABU

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