Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit
This toolkit was built to facilitate the development of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP) and to enhance existing ASPs. This toolkit was developed by the American Hospital Association in partnership with ASHP, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and four other national organizations.
ASHP's MENTORED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IMPACT PROGRAMSM: Accelerating Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities
In these continuing education activities in virtual poster format, team members from six participating healthcare organizations highlight outcomes of their quality improvement efforts in antimicrobial stewardship and lessons learned.
ASHP Statement on the Pharmacist’s Role in Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Control, [PDF]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a call to action on bacteria that are a serious concern and require prompt and sustained action to ensure the problem does not grow.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Antibiotic Resistance Patient Safety Atlas
Using nationally reported data from healthcare facilities who have reported an HAI, this app tool provides, among others, antibiotic resistance patterns for multiple MDROs, state-by-state. Data is useful for bencharking the effects of antimicrobial stewardship programs and initiatives and healthcare provider education
Acute Diverticulitis [PDF]