Antibiotic Stewardship

The change pathway tool is a topic-specific, step-by-step guide to quality improvement and was created using evidence-based practice resources and guidelines. Key quality improvement activities such as formulating an aim statement, conducting a root cause analysis and identifying interventions are included in each guide. Interventions are outlined as beginner, intermediate and expert so that you may explore opportunities for improvement that meet your needs.
Access the Antibiotic Stewardship Change Pathway tool here.

Access Antibiotic Stewardship Core Elements at Small and Critical Access Hospitals here.

Access Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs here.

Access Priorities for Hospital Core Element Implementation here.

Access Current Report | Antibiotic Use resource here.

Access Antimicrobial Stewardship here.

Access Annual Surveys, Locations & Monthly Reporting here.

Access Improving Antibiotic Stewardship Use, Current Report here.

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