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CDC’s Appropriate Antibiotic Use Effort offers a variety of materials to promote appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use in the outpatient setting.
- Print Materials
- Video and Audio Tools
- Web Tools
- Medical Student Curriculum
- School-aged Children Programs
CDC’s information and tools related to appropriate antibiotic use in inpatient facilities focuses on improving prescribing practices in inpatient healthcare facilities. Patient education materials are available on preventing infections, which is critical to avoiding overuse of antibiotics.
- Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections Materials
- Clostridium difficile Infection Materials
- Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in Healthcare Settings Resources
- General MRSA Information and Educational Resources
- Patient Safety Materials
CDC’s antibiotic use on the farm effort promotes appropriate use of antibiotics in animals. In this capacity, CDC serves as a liaison among the public health community, veterinarians, and food animal producers, and builds relationships between CDC and the animal agriculture industry within the United States.
- Antibiotic Use in Food-producing Animals Overview
- Educational Activities to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use in Animals
- FAQs about Antibiotic Resistance and Food Safety
- Page last reviewed: October 21, 2014
- Page last updated: May 24, 2017
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