UCA | CDC Antibiotic Stewardship Quality Improvement (QI) Program

November 2022 – September 2023

RESULTS:

“Evaluating the Effect of an Urgent Care Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention: A Multi-Network Collaborative Effort”

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Select from the resources below the intervention(s) to deploy during your current PDSA cycle for the QI Program.

The Urgent Care Association (UCA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The successful completion of the Antibiotic Stewardship Quality Improvement Project activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn a maximum of:

  • 25 MA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™; and
  • 25 MOC Points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
  • 25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; or
  • Part IV MOC via the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participation in this CME activity includes sharing participant information with the ABIM, ABP and ABMS Boards via ACCME’s PARS and ABMS MOCAM.

This activity is scheduled to be completed September 30, 2023.

Goals: Participants will commit to antibiotic stewardship following a plan data collection, implementing stewardship efforts, and continuous feedback. Progress will be measured with a goal of demonstrating a decrease in inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, 9-mo out from the baseline, improving patient outcomes.

CME Participation: Providers must attend a minimum of (4) webinars during the 9-mo program; participate actively in the implementation of the selected intervention(s); participate in selected feedback mechanism to evaluate progress; complete activity evaluation component.

Disclosure information for this activity:

Planners, Faculty, Reviewers, Other

  • Seema Awatramani, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Sabrina Balthrop: Nothing to disclose
  • Jacqueline Corboy, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Patrick Dolan, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Rana Hamdy, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Sue Holzkopf: Nothing to disclose
  • Cindy Liu, MD: Trench Therapeutics
  • Amanda Nedved, MD: Pfizer, EBMedicine
  • Daniel Park, MSPH: Nothing to disclose
  • Laurel Stoimenoff: Nothing to disclose
  • Joseph Toscano: Nothing to disclose
  • Melodie Turk, MHA: Nothing to disclose
  • Todd Windley: Nothing to disclose
  • Kimberly Youngblood: Nothing to disclose
  • JD Zipkin, MD: Visby Medical

Commercial Support: This activity did not receive any commercial support.