Wednesday December 9, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM CST
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Barb Olson 
Stratis Health 

The Basics of Antibiotic Resistance: Focus on Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

December 9, 2015   1:00 - 2:00 PM CT

Join Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network for this webinar featuring guest speaker, Nimalie Stone, MD.


Dr. Stone is the Medical Epidemiologist for Long-Term Care in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is a Board-certified infectious disease physician with a research and clinical background in managing infections and antibiotic resistant pathogens in post-acute and long-term care settings. She completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University followed by an infectious disease fellowship at Emory University.

In her role at CDC, Dr. Stone works to address the needs for infection
prevention programs in long-term care. She develops guidelines, educational
resources and quality improvement programs to reduce healthcare associated infections and promote antibiotic stewardship in nursing homes. Her efforts include leading the SHEA/CDC position paper updating infection surveillance definitions for long-term care facilities and overseeing the inclusion of infection surveillance infrastructure designed for use by nursing homes and assisted living facilities within the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network. She is nationally recognized for her teaching on
infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship in long-term care and serves as an infection prevention resource for state health departments and national
quality improvement initiatives such as the Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign.