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2022 MIPS Improvement Activity IA_PSPA_23: Completion of CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship


Activity Description

Completion of all modules of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention antibiotic stewardship course. Note: This activity may be selected once every 4 years, to avoid duplicative information given that some of the modules may change on a year by year basis but over 4 years there would be a reasonable expectation for the set of modules to have undergone substantive change, for the improvement activities performance category score.

Activity ID Activity Weighting Sub-Category Name
IA_PSPA_23 High Patient Safety and Practice Assessment


Reduce inappropriate use of antimicrobials to help reduce microbial resistance and the incidence of antimicrobial-caused adverse drug reactions, all of which will help improve patient outcomes and the efficiency of spending.


Documented completion with a passing score of all modules of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) antibiotic stewardship course. Include the following element:

  1. Record of completion and passing score – Documented participation in and completion (e.g., certificate of completion, screenshot) of all modules of the CDC antibiotic stewardship course.