Rita Olans | Associate Professor Emerita
MGH Institute of Health Professions

Rita Olans, Associate Professor Emerita, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Dr. Olans is a nationally recognized leader on nurses’ contributions to antimicrobial stewardship.  She has numerous publications in the nursing and medical literature, is a contributor to the National Quality Partners (NQP) Playbook for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Acute Care, and the NQP Playbook: Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. She is a co-author of the ANA/CDC White Paper defining the nurse’s role in stewardship. Dr. Olans consults as a technical expert to the AHRQ CUSP Safety Programs for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Acute Care Settings and Ambulatory Setting. She was invited by The Joint Commission, Pew Charitable Trust, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Hospital Association, and National Quality Forum to present on how nurses contribute to antimicrobial stewardship. She is a frequent presenter to pharmacists, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, microbiologists, public health officials, and regulatory bodies. Dr. Olans is an Associate Professor Emerita at the MGH Institute of Health Professions and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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Day 1 - World Antimicrobial Resistance Congress & Disease Prevention Control Summit 2024 @ 14:55

Panel: The role of the IP, nurse and nurse practitioner: Driving antimicrobial stewardship at the bedside

last published: 12/Jun/24 19:45 GMT
last published: 12/Jun/24 19:45 GMT

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