Useful Links

Antimicrobial Stewardship Websites

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – teaching materials and tools to download including tools for clinicians from the Centers’ Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance.

International Society of Chemotherapy Antimicrobial Stewardship Working Group Global forum of antimicrobial stewardship efforts and projects

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America useful resources and educational activities related to hospital epidemiology and antimicrobial stewardship

PROAntibioticos: Red Espanola : Plataforma con información y herramientas prácticas para la mejor utilización de antimicrobianos a nivel hospitalario

Antimicrobial Resistance Tracking Program

The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA)

Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group

Prudent Antibiotic User Website standardised web-based learning resources and assessments on prudent antimicrobial prescribing. A collaborative web-based forum for sharing experiences and learning resources between providers of education

The Joint Commission – online learning community on multiresistant organisms and antibiotic resistance. Includes antimicrobial stewardship education material.

The Nebraska Medical Center institutional antimicrobial stewardship program including: antimicrobial restrictions, guidelines, clinical pathways, pharmacokinetics.

University of Pennsylvania Health Service- institutional antimicrobial stewardship program including: guidelines for antimicrobial therapy, issues relating to formulary restrictions, pharmacologic considerations for dose adjustments.

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center – institutional antimicrobial stewardship program including: policies and guidelines, clinical pathways, ordering procedures for restricted antimicrobials, antibiogram, text pager messaging tool for antimicrobial team.

Healthcare Infection Control Special Interest Group – Australian and New Zealand

Antimicrobial Therapy Reference and ID Board Review

Infectious Disease Resources @ PublicHealth.org According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria kills nearly half a million people each year and TB is second only to HIV/AIDS with an estimated 1.3 million deaths in 2013. Although progress is being made, there is a constant need for healthcare professionals working to treat and prevent infectious disease. We’ve compiled information on infectious disease for students already majoring in a related field, or just investigating career paths. Our resource on infectious disease includes:
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