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Antimicrobial Stewardship

Now, more than ever, it is critical for consultant and senior care pharmacists to lead the way toward improving the use of antimicrobial medications in post-acute long-term care, skilled nursing facilities, and community settings. View ASCP's suite of tools designed to help you lead the charge towards implementing a successful antimicrobial stewardship program in your facilities. Learn more.

Phase 2 Interpretive Guidelines

CMS has released the Phase 2 Interpretive Guidelines for surveyors. More information can be found on the ASCP website Nursing Facility Practice Resource Center (member login required). ASCP will host a webinar to clarify the Interpretive Guidelines and help answer your questions about implementing the changes.

2017 CASPER Data

The CASPER (Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting) psychotropic medication use data for the past year has been posted on the ASCP website Nursing Facility Practice Resource Center (member login required). Please note that CASPER values represent surveyor visits over a 12-15-month period, and may not be the same as MDS values, which are facility-reported on a more frequent basis.

ASCP Geriatric Pharmacist Boot Camp

The ASCP Geriatric Pharmacist Boot Camp is a two-day workshop with advanced training to help prepare pharmacists for the board certification examination and offer recertification credits to credentialed pharmacists. Due to popular demand, ASCP is hosting a second Boot Camp in 2017. Register now to join ASCP in Las Vegas from September 23-24, 2017. Visit ascp.com/bootcamp for more information and to register.

Open Registration for 2017 ASCP Annual Meeting

Online Registration is Open for 2017 ASCP Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Join ASCP at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida on November 2 - 5 to be part of the largest gathering of consultant and senior care pharmacists in the world.

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