Antimicrobial Stewardship Resources

What You Need to Know About Antibiotics in a Nursing Home (CDC)

Top 10 Infection Prevention Questions to Ask a Nursing Home’s Leaders (CDC)

What to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Antibiotics (CDC)

Healthcare-Associated Infections – What Patients Can Do (CDC)

Prevent and Manage Infections Safely: C. difficile Consumer Fact Sheet

Tests and Treatments for UTI in Older People – ABIM Foundation Choosing Wisely® initiative

Great Plains QIN Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Program

Great Plains QIN LTC Antibiotic Stewardship

Quality Health Associates HRET HIIN hospital antibiotic stewardship

 

Provider Promotion Materials

Provider Commitment Posters

Use the poster templates to add your facility logo, healthcare provider photo, or signature. Written commitments, such as these posters, when placed in examination rooms have been shown to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions, and help foster provider and patient communication about antibiotic use.

ProviderPoster

Download Templates pptx(pptx - 5 pages)

Download Template - No Pictures pptx(pptx - 1 page)

Symptom Relief Prescription Pad

These viral illness symptom relief pads can be used by providers to talk to their patients about other ways to relieve symptoms and why antibiotics will not work to treat a viral illness. This information can be given to the patient for their reference.

SymptomReliefPads

Order Here (50 sheets per pad - 4.5x5.5)