Clinical Performance Improvement Network (CPIN) 2015
Strategies to Reduce Unnecessary Use of Antibiotics and Enhance Antimicrobial Stewardship
Wednesday, Sept. 23 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. PT
Christopher Dale, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Quality and Value, Swedish Medical Group
Marisa D'Angeli, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist, Preparedness/Healthcare Associated Infections, Washington State Department of Health
Matt Handley, MD
Chair, WA State Choosing Wisely Task Force
Medical Director of Quality, Group Health Cooperative
- Review the rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for viral infections in Washington state and the pressing need for change
- Outline specific strategies used in local health systems to successfully reduce antibiotic prescriptions for viral infections
- Preview Washington state's antimicrobial stewardship initiative, which officially launches in November and outline President Obama's national action plan, including potential funding opportunities
CPIN or Foundation:
The WSMA Foundation for Health Care Improvement has joined with the Washington Health Alliance and the Washington Academy of Family Physicians to create the Clinical Performance Improvement Network (CPIN).
Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest
Wednesday, October 28 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. PT
Washington Health Alliance 2015 Community Checkup
Wednesday, December 16 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. PT
The WSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live series activity, Clinical Performance Improvement Network (CPIN), from 04/22/2015 - 12/23/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.