Antibiotic Stewardship Drivers and Change Package
Overarching Driver: Leadership and Culture
|Secondary Driver||Key Change Concepts||Specific Change Ideas|
|Promote a culture of optimal antibiotic(2) use within the facility||Engage administrative and clinical leadership to champion stewardship effort||
- Refers to: The Improvement Guide— A Practical Approach to Enhancing Organizational Performance (2nd Edition). Langley GL, Nolan KM, Nolan TW, Norman CL, Provost LP. San Francisco, California, USA: Jossey-Bass Publishers; 2009.
- Refers to: “Antibiotic” is used throughout the change package to support specific efforts to improve patient care and decrease costs related to antibiotic utilization. Appropriate use of other antimicrobials, such as antifungal agents, should also be considered.