Learn from others
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) partnered in an effort to develop a framework to reduce inappropriate antibiotic utilization in acute care.
- Antibiotic Stewardship Drivers and Change Package
- Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram
- Antibiotic Stewardship Measurement Framework
- Continuing Education (CME and CE): “Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Community Hospital: Practical Tools & Techniques for Implementation”
- Continuing Education (CME and CE): “Antimicrobial Resistance Across the Continuum of Care: Winning the War One Battle at a Time”
- Continuing Education (CME and CE): “Roadmap for HAI Prevention Research: Bench to Bedside and Back”
Download all Get Smart week 2012 fact sheets [PDF 3.06 MB]
November 12–18, 2012
Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) Webinar
Containing Healthcare Associated Infections Through Antibiotic Stewardship
Stuart Levy, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, President, APUA.
Shira Doron, M.D., M.S. Assistant Professor of Medicine , Tufts University School of Medicine
Podcasts on Medscape
Stopping the Hospital Spread of Gram-Negative Bacilli
Dr. John G. Bartlett and Dr. Alexander Kallen
Carbapenemase Resistance in the United States: What Should Clinicians Do?
Dr. Arjun Srinivasan and Dr. Alexander Kallen
Taking an Antibiotic Timeout
Dr. Arjun Srinivasan
CDC Commentary: Preventing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Dr. Arjun Srinivasan
Wise Use of Antibiotics
Dr. Lauri Hicks
Widgets for Get Smart for Healthcare
CDC has created widgets to promote action and awareness for a number of healthcare-associated infection topics and campaigns. You can become an advocate for health by posting one of the buttons or badges featured below to your Web site, blog, or social networking site.
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