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California Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative Kick-Off Webinar

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. PT.

Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) invites clinicians participating in the Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship (AS) Collaborative to attend a webinar event that will provide an overview of the Initiative. You will learn how participating clinicians can access education, tools, resources, and no-cost technical assistance to help implement the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Core Elements of Outpatient AS. This is a quick 30 minute webinar at no-cost to you.

  • Describe the objectives of the Outpatient AS Initiative and the timeline for completion of the program.
  • Identify the education, tools, resources, and no-cost technical assistance offered by HSAG to help participants meet the objectives of the AS Initiative.
  • Discuss roles and responsibilities of staff members in driving organizational support for the AS initiative and overseeing implementation at the point-of-care.
  • List the four CDC Core Elements of Outpatient AS and cite examples of policies and practices that meet each Core Element.
  • Access and complete a baseline assessment of AS policies and practices currently in place.
  • Describe how the Outpatient AS Initiative aligns with related Quality Payment Program (QPP) Improvement Activities.


Thursday, August 24, 2017
12 Noon to 12:45 p.m. PT

Target Audience: 

Participating Organization Clinical Leads, Staff Champions, partners, and stakeholders. 


Matt Lincoln, MBA 
Director, Administrative Operations, HSAG

Joseph De Veyra, DNP, RN, PHN, PCCN, CNL 
Executive Director, HSAG

Mary Fermazin, MD, MPA
Chief Medical Officer, Vice President, Health Policy and Quality Measurement, HSAG 

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