We would like to share the following Antibiotic Stewardship resources to help support your Antibiotic Stewardship Program:
Information to help you implement an Antibiotic Stewardship Program and participate in the week:
FREE Antibiotic Stewardship Continuing Education Opportunities:
· National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Webinar on 11/13/18 12-1pm: Promoting Behavior Change around Antibiotic Prescribing
· QIN- QIO Nursing Home Training Sessions - Nursing home leaders can review the content in each session and decide which components would be helpful for themselves and which to include in educating other staff. The components can be shared and discussed during staff education in-services or discussion sessions, or they can be accessed by staff online at any time.
· CDC Antibiotic Training Sessions: Section 4, Module 9-Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes - The module will cover antibiotics being frequently prescribed and inappropriately used in nursing homes and the potential adverse events and harm to nursing home residents.
Stewardship Commitment Poster/Letter for Nursing Homes:
Education for Residents and Families:
Save the Date
The second annual NH Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium will be taking place March 20th 2019
If you have questions regarding antibiotic stewardship in New Hampshire or would like the full url address for any of the links feel free to reach out to the NH Division of Public Health Services, Foundation for Healthy Communities, or the New England QIN-QIO.