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Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific

October 08th 2019:Overuse of Antibiotics and their Effects

Join us with our guest: Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., CIC joining us to discuss an array of important topics: 1. Overuse and inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics worldwide is leading to the global healthcare issue of antibiotic resistance. 2. Empiric antibiotics are used consistently in healthcare when infection is suspected 3. Empiric antibiotics are prescribed to cover gram positive, gram negative and yeast infections until the final lab result is available 4. Overuse of antibiotics adversely effect the normal flora and microbiome in the body depleting colonies of bacteria that are nec

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Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed, CIC

Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed. has been board certified in infection control (CIC) for over 30 years and is currently the Director, Clinical Implementation at Accelerate Diagnostics, providing educational and consultative services to the sales and marketing teams in the US. She was previously the Corporate Director, Infection Prevention for Universal Health Services in King of Prussia, PA, Infection Control Manager at New England Baptist Hospital, Director Infection Control Unit at Mass General Hospital and other Boston hospitals in a career that has spanned over 40 years.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2441/c-diff-spores-and-more 21/10/2019 08:00 21/10/2019 09:00 C. diff. Spores and More https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2441/c-diff-spores-and-more Join us with our guest: Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., CIC joining us to discuss an array of important topics: 1. Overuse and inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics worldwide is leading to the global healthcare issue of antibiotic resistance. 2. Empiric antibiotics are used consistently in healthcare when infection is suspected 3. Empiric antibiotics are prescribed to cover gram positive, gram negative and yeast infections until the final lab result is available 4. Overuse of antibiotics adversely effect the normal flora and microbiome in the body depleting colonies of bacteria that are necessary for digestion and protection. 5. When the microbiome is depleted other resistant species overgrow on the skin and in the systems of the body, especially the gut. 6. Multiple Drug Resistant organisms MDRO include MRSA, VRE, ESBL and CRE that will grow in patients who have been on antibiotics AND MUCH MORE. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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