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Interpersonal Antibiotic Stewardship

Interpersonal Antibiotic Stewardship

This training introduces the problem of over-use of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance, the need for antibiotic stewardship programs and presents an adapted version of motivational interviewing to apply to antibiotic stewardship interactions.

CME or CE Credit Statement: Participants who complete the evaluation form and have a score of 75% or higher on the quiz will receive 0.5 CE credits through the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.

Target Audience: Oregon pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives:

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the problem of over-use of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance
  • Describe the need for antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs)
  • Apply adapted motivational interviewing processes, skills and techniques to ASP interactions

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Dates Available: CE available through 1/1/2021

Funding acknowledgment: 

This project was funded by the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Interactive Course

Please review the following instructions before starting the course.

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To receive a certificate, you must complete the entire "curriculum" which includes the IAS module and the IAS evaluation. After completing each element, return to the "curriculum" page by clicking the link on the right hand side of the webpage. You will then see a box to view and download your certificate. Click here for detailed instructions 

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