Antibiotic Stewardship Certificate of Mastery (ASCOM™ – 10)
$200.00 (Member) | $350.00 (Non-Member)
The ASCOM Program is a Certificate of Mastery Program that yields an official certificate and 6 live or 10.0 enduring contact hours for nurses. The program is a prerequisite to be eligible to sit for the NADONA Antibiotic Stewardship Specialist Board Certification. The ASCOM Program is designed to cover in-depth details of a comprehensive Antibiotic Stewardship program.
The ASCOM Program is offered online with 6 sessions and a 1 day in-person site training. Please call Cindy Fronning to discuss an in-person training. Courses are available at any time online and contain 6 sessions which include webinars and quizzes and homework. A Certificate of Mastery is awarded at the time of completion but no credentials or designations. In order to earn a credential/designation, healthcare professionals must sit for the official ASCOM board certification (AS-BC).
The ASCOM program was specifically designed to meet the CMS requirements for a formal antibiotic stewardship program. The content covered in the ASCOM program includes the following:
Effects of Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic Stewardship Overview
CDC Core Elements of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program
Monitoring and Compliance
DIRECTIONS TO PURCHASE
1. Purchase the course.
2. Following receipt of payment, all of the links to the course and resources will be emailed out the next working day. (Office hours are 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday).
3. Once you receive the link to the course you may work on it at your own speed.
4. You will be assigned an instructor to whom you will submit homework to. The instructor will review and approve when acceptable and will be available for you to contact with questions.
5. The course currently available, needs to be completed by 6/16/2024.
Participants will be eligible for 10 Contact hours upon completion of the course. This course will prepare the applicant to take the ASCOM™ board certification exam as well as introduce and refresh Antibiotic Stewards.
Learners must listen to all 6 webinars and receive a passing post-test with a score of at least 80% in order to receive a certificate of contact hours and complete all of the homework assignments.
There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content of this activity.
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). # 2022-00000000171
10 Contact Hours (Online)
The Contact hours are valid until June 16, 2024.
For additional information, please contact:
Education Coordinator, NADONA
Cindy Fronning RN-BC, CDONA, FACDONA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, AS-BC
Director of Education, NADONA
If ordering for another person please add their name to purchase notes so they may be enrolled into the program. Use the email address of person taking this program.
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). # 2022-00000000171 – 6 live or 10 webinar Contact hours
Contact Hours are valid through June 16, 2024
This is a long distance learning program. Many emails going through a corporate email server are often stripped of links or totally rejected. Please provide a personal email address if your business email server does either of these.