PCA Pharmacy
2021 Virtual Educational Symposium

Superbugs: Preventing the Next Pandemic

Jennifer Leatherbarrow, RN, BSN, RAC-CTA, IPCO, QCP, CIC

Wednesday, May 19th | 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm EST

Our webinar is designed for Administrators, Director of Nursing, and nursing staff that provide care to elderly and developmentally disabled persons. Our desire is to provide networking among leaders in the Post-Acute Care, Long Term Care, and Assisted Living industry while providing education on hot button issues. We hope that participants leave with the knowledge and tools to prepare them for the future.

This presentation provides education on tools to improve the quality of care. This program will review Infectious Disease threats in long-term care and effective prevention measures.

Learning Objectives Include:

  1. Learn about these 18 pathogens and the risks of our continued inappropriate use of antibiotics.
  2. Determine the most effective prevention measures for these 18 pathogens.
  3. Identify three ways an Antibiotic Stewardship Program can improve antibiotic use.
  4. Learn to differentiate between gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
  5. Get to know the 3 most urgent bacteria identified by the CDC.

* This webinar is being presented at no cost and registration is free.

* This program is approved for Continuing Education for a total of 1.5 participant hours by NAB/NCERS. *Approval Code: 20220518-1.50-A73987-DL.

* This educational offering has been reviewed by PCA Pharmacy and is approved for 1.5 contact hours. PCA Pharmacy is an approved Kentucky Board of Nursing provider until December 31, 2021. KBN# 7-0019-1221-006.*

Speaker Bios

Jennifer Leatherbarrow, RN, BSN, RAC-CTA, IPCO, QCP, CIC

Jennifer has a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Kent State University. She has over 23 years of long-term healthcare experience including Corporate Reimbursement Specialist, Director of Nursing, MDS Coordinator and Staff Development Coordinator. Jennifer is currently the Manager of Clinical Consulting for Richter Healthcare Consultants where she is a State and National level speaker and author with a focus on infection prevention, MDS and reimbursement, regulatory compliance, Quality Assurance/ Performance Improvement, software implementation, and project management.

Please log on 5 minutes prior to the start of the presentation. Participants MUST stay for the entire course and complete an evaluation in order to receive CE. Additionally, you MUST provide your professional license number to receive credit. CE certificates will be e-mailed to the address the participants used to register within 60 days of webinar completion.

Thank you for your continued support with PCA Pharmacy. If you have any questions, please reach out to Education@pcapharmacy.com.