Resources: Program Development
Features a brief overview of resources to assist agencies interesting in developing an antimicrobial stewardship program
This toolkit includes resources to initiate and enhance an existing stewardship program.
Released in March 2013, this checklist provides a useful starting point for a hospital stewardship program and can serve to identify areas for improvement for existing stewardship programs.
This toolkit includes the Evaluation and Research on Antimicrobial Stewardship’s Effect on Clostridium difficile (ERASE C. difficile) Project.
This document is intended as an information resource on implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs for health system pharmacists and other professionals
Resources available on this webpage include: live continuing education webinars, on-demand web-based continuing education activities, an “Interprofessional Approach to Antimicrobial Stewardship Discussion Guide”, and a resource center
Features several jounral articles on antimicrobial stewardship
APIC provides evidence-based, scientific, and proven resources to infection preventionists, health professionals and patients
This webpage includes tools from the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA): the Physician Champion, Clinical Guide and Antimicrobial Program Gap Analysis Checklist
This site features a conceptual framework and driver diagram to describe highly leveraged system components for improving a antibitoc utilization with a robust change package
This website provides resources for high-quality, patient-centered care, and assists with the implementation of successful, sustainable safety initiatives that improve clinical outcomes and operating efficiencies while reducing costs
Includes tools for clinical review and prescriber feedback.
This document presents guidelines for developing institutional programs to enhance antimicrobial stewardship
Features several guidelines of antimicrobial use on topics of interest
Includes link to institutional Antimicrobial Management Guidelines.
Includes examples of antibiogram, restriction policies, clinical pathways, and dosing protocols.
Resources available on this webpage include a free toolkit that provides guidance to health care organizations building or looking to improve antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Published in 2007, this document presents guidelines for developing institutional programs to enhance antimicrobial stewardship.
Issued April 2014, this report summarizes global antimicrobial resistance surveillance data.