Perceptions of The Nurse's Role in Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Focus Group Study

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 104
Date: Wed, Apr 24th, 2019
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Description:

American Nurses Association. (2017) Redefining the Antibiotic Stewardship Team:
Recommendations from the American Nurses Association/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Workgroup on the Role of Registered Nurses in Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Practices. Retrieved from: www.nursingworld.org

Fridkin S, Baggs J, Fagan R, Magill S, Pollack LA, Malpiedi P, et al. (2014). Vital signs: improving antibiotic use among hospitalized patients. MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report, 63:194-200.

The Joint Commission. (2016, July). Approved: New Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard. Joint Commission Perspective. Retrieved from:https://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/6/New_Antimicrobial_Stewardship_Standard.pdf
Session Type: Research

Session Description: Understanding a nurse’s role in antibiotic stewardship can be critical in medication administration. Twelve focus groups with bedside pediatric nurses with varying experience levels caring for children in varying inpatient settings. Open-ended interviews explored how pediatric nurses perceived their role as it relates to antimicrobial stewardship for hospitalized children.
Primary Presenter Bio: Wayne Neal, MAT, BSN, RN-BC, Patient/Family Education Manager at Children's National in Washington DC. She has been a RN for over 30 years in multiple settings in nursing. This includes acute care nursing, research, homecare, and staff/patient education. She has been a SPN member for over 10 years and active in many committees.
Primary Presenter Institution: Childens National Medical Center
Presenter 2 Institution: Childrens National Medical Center
Presenter 2 Bio: Laura Nicholson MSN, RN, CHSE, CPN is a Simulation Education Specialist at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. She has worked since 1997 in a variety of roles including pediatric acute care nurse, clinical instructor, and professional practice specialist. She currently works as a simulation education specialist where she collaborates with staff throughout the organization to expand the use of simulation as a modality for learning.
Session Type: Research

Session Description: Understanding a nurse’s role in antibiotic stewardship can be critical in medication administration. Twelve focus groups with bedside pediatric nurses with varying experience levels caring for children in varying inpatient settings. Open-ended interviews explored how pediatric nurses perceived their role as it relates to antimicrobial stewardship for hospitalized children.
Primary Presenter Bio: Wayne Neal, MAT, BSN, RN-BC, Patient/Family Education Manager at Children's National in Washington DC. She has been a RN for over 30 years in multiple settings in nursing. This includes acute care nursing, research, homecare, and staff/patient education. She has been a SPN member for over 10 years and active in many committees.
Primary Presenter Institution: Childens National Medical Center
Presenter 2 Institution: Childrens National Medical Center
Presenter 2 Bio: Laura Nicholson MSN, RN, CHSE, CPN is a Simulation Education Specialist at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. She has worked since 1997 in a variety of roles including pediatric acute care nurse, clinical instructor, and professional practice specialist. She currently works as a simulation education specialist where she collaborates with staff throughout the organization to expand the use of simulation as a modality for learning.