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What's New in Antibiotic Stewardship? Part Two

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Expires: June 30, 2025

Dr. Sharon Tsay, Medical Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss current research and findings in the field of antibiotic stewardship. She will talk specifically about how the COVID-19

About this On Demand Training

OnDemand: What’s New in the World of Antibiotic Stewardship? Part Two – Impacts of COVID and Use of Telehealth

Dr. Sharon Tsay, Medical Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will discuss current research and findings in the field of antibiotic stewardship. She will talk specifically about how the COVID-19 pandemic and recent telehealth trends may be impacting antibiotic prescribing.

What You Will Learn

At the conclusion of the webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent telehealth trends on antibiotic prescribing.
  • Discuss researcher/expert studies and results regarding antibiotic stewardship.

Who Should Attend

  • Consultants
  • Federal and state government agencies
  • Health care decision makers
  • Health care professionals
  • Health centers/health practices
  • Health plans
  • Health systems
  • Hospitals
  • Population health organizations


Sharon Tsay, MD

Dr. Sharon Tsay is a Medical Officer in the Office of Antibiotic Stewardship in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this position, she works with colleagues at CDC and with external partners, including public health departments and health systems, to increase the knowledge of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and successful stewardship interventions.

Prior to her current position, Dr. Tsay completed CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service fellowship in the Mycotic Diseases Branch, where she led multi-state outbreaks of fungal disease. Before she joined the CDC, Dr. Tsay completed infectious diseases fellowship training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and completed her residency in internal medicine at Columbia-New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Tsay continues to practice clinically as an inpatient infectious diseases consultant at Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta.

Continuing Education

imageIn support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide Interprofessional Continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

This educational activity is approved for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and ACPE. 

This educational activity is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours.*

The assigned universal program number: JA0004597-0000-22-023-H04-P. Upon successful completion of this program (attending the full session and completing a program evaluation), participants will access CPE Monitor on the ACPE website to locate and track their CPE statement of credit.

This live course grants 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts.  


Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) endorses the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education which specify that sponsors of continuing medical education activities and presenters at and planners for these activities disclose any relevant financial relationships either party might have with commercial companies whose products or services are discussed in educational presentations.

For sponsors, relevant financial relationships include large research grants, institutional agreements for joint initiatives, substantial gifts, or other relationships that benefit the institution.  For presenters or planning committee members, relevant financial relationships include the receipt of research grants from a commercial company, consultancies, honoraria, travel, or other benefits, or having a self-managed equity interest in a company; or having an immediate family member or partner with such a relationship.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Relevant financial relationships exist with the following companies/organizations:

Sharon Tsay: None

Additional Planning Committee Members:
Cathy Beckner: None
Nancy McGee: None

This program was developed in part by NCQA staff.

Support for this project was provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

“The views expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Pew Charitable Trusts”.

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