Core Element 4: Education and Expertise

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Antibiotic Awareness Week Toolkit

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual one-week observance that gives participating organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of appropriate antibiotic use to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance. Be Antibiotics Aware, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) educational effort, complements U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week with up-to-date information to help …

Antibiotic Stewardship Communication Strategies

This Telligen QIN-QIO tool posted in July 2018 has specific examples of communication strategies that clinicians can use when discussing antibiotic use with their patients.

Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer – Spanish Subtitles

Unnecessary antibiotics can cause more harm than good. View this 1:11 minute video about inappropriate antibiotic use and its link to antibiotic resistance or download the file to play in your patient waiting areas. This resource requires registration

Antibiotic Therapy Duration in U.S. Adults with Sinusitis

Did you know that more than 70 percent of antibiotic prescriptions for sinus infections exceed the five to seven days of treatment recommended by the Infectious Diseases Society of America? Read more in Antibiotic Therapy Duration in U.S. Adults with Sinusitis published on March 26, 2018 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Check Out CDC On-Demand Publications

Do you need patient education materials about antibiotic use? Check out CDC INFO On-Demand Publications! Use the Filter Publications by box and select Programs: Antibiotic Use. Materials are available in English and Spanish. You can order up to 18 different publications at a time.

CDC Web-Based Antibiotic Stewardship Training – Four-Part Series

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Antibiotic Stewardship has launched the first of a four-section web-based training course on Antibiotic Stewardship. Each section will be released in 2018. To register and take the course online, create an account at http://bit.ly/2BsVc0z. Course objectives include: Optimizing antibiotic prescribing and use to protect patients …

Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer – English Subtitles

Unnecessary antibiotics can cause more harm than good. View this 1:11 minute video about inappropriate antibiotic use and its link to antibiotic resistance or download the file to play in your patient waiting areas. This resource requires registration

Bridging the Gap in Patient Communication Webinar – Transcript

Telligen Medical Director, Dr. Paul Mulhausen, and Quality Improvement Facilitator, Gina Jones, discuss communication techniques that clinicians can use when discussing antibiotic use with their patients. This resource requires registration

Bridging the Gap in Patient Communication Webinar – Presentation

Telligen Medical Director, Dr. Paul Mulhausen, and Quality Improvement Facilitator, Gina Jones, discuss communication techniques that clinicians can use when discussing antibiotic use with their patients. This resource requires registration

Bridging the Gap in Patient Communication Webinar – Recording

Telligen Medical Director, Dr. Paul Mulhausen, and Quality Improvement Facilitator, Gina Jones, discuss communication techniques that clinicians can use when discussing antibiotic use with their patients. This resource requires registration

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