You are here

Resources: Fact Sheets

Features data summaries and fact sheets on topics including healthcare associated infections, antimicrobial resistance, and antimicrobial stewardship

 

Alliance for the prudent use of antibiotics – Antibiotic Stewardship 

Information on this web page includes international research, guidelines, and policy statements regarding antibiotic resistance.  Newsletter also available

Centers for Diseae Control and Prevention - Antibiotic/Antimicrobial Resistance

Information available on this webpage includes drug resistance topics, features, and the CDC December 2011 Workshop Report.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Get Smart for Healthcare

Information available on this webpage includes Get Smart for Healthcare topics, Fast Facts, and the Get Smart Campaign.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Get Smart for Healthcare 

Six fact sheets from Get Smart Week, including “Antibiotic Stewardship – the ultimate return on investment” and “Preserving Antibiotics for the Future”

Centers for Diseae Control and Prevention - Healthcare Associated Infections 

Information available on this webpage includes healthcare-associated infections (HAI) topics, state-based HAI prevention, featured campaigns, and resources for specific settings and groups. 

Measuring the Impact of Antibiotic Stewardship - Alliance for the prudent use of antibiotics 

This presentation provides practical tools to measure antibiotic stewardship activities

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America  - Resources for Antimicrobial Stewardship

This document presents guidelines for developing institutional programs to enhance antimicrobial stewardship, an activity that includes appropriate selection, dosing, route, and duration of antimicrobial therapy 

Toolkit for Reduction of Clostridium difficile Infections through Antimicrobial Stewardship

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality created a toolkit to assist hospital staff and leadership in developing an effective antimicrobial stewardship program with the potential to reduce C. difficile