Join UCA for Antibiotic Stewardship Week!
In this webinar, Dr. Fleming-Dutra will discuss improving outpatient antibiotic use and will outline strategies that can be used in urgent care. The importance of antibiotic stewardship in outpatient settings and identifying key national opportunities to improve outpatient antibiotic use will be shared. Additionally, she will discuss barriers that prevent clinicians from prescribing antibiotics appropriately and potential solutions to help clinicians overcome these barriers. The conclusion of the webinar will involve considering evidence-based strategies to improve antibiotic use.
Katherine Fleming-Dutra, MD, is a pediatric emergency physician and the deputy director of the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Washington University in St. Louis and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Fleming-Dutra served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the CDC from 2010-2012. She completed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Since 2015, she has worked in the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship focusing on combating antibiotic resistance and improving patient safety through measuring outpatient antibiotic use and implementation of antibiotic stewardship in outpatient settings in the United States. She holds a part-time appointment as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and practices in the emergency department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) prescribes this live activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should only claim the commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Urgent Care Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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