Antibiotic Stewardship – Resources

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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.

Telligen Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll

Healthcare providers on the Telligen honor roll have implemented all four Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship, demonstrating commitment to improve the quality of patient care, slow the development of community antibiotic resistance and reduce adverse drug events caused by unnecessary use of antibiotics. View the complete lists …

Signs of Infection and Sepsis at Home-Stoplight Tool

Sepsis can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. This patient education tool from Sutter Health breaks down sepsis signs and symptoms into “green,” “yellow,” and “red” zones. Consider offering this tool to patients and families before discharge to help prevent infection at home.

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

Using Evidence-Based Guidelines to Impact Antibiotic Usage in Rural Clinics

Join Telligen and pharmacist Marc J. Meyer, RPH, BPharm, CIC, FAPIC, as he reviews the development of evidence-based guidance for antibiotic usage in adult and pediatric upper respiratory and urinary tract infections, shows baseline and intervention data over two years and discusses success and failure of these efforts in a 10-clinic health system in rural …

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

Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship Into Your Outpatient Practice – Recording

Telligen medical director Dr. Christine LaRocca, MD, discusses outpatient antibiotic stewardship, core elements, and evidence-based strategies to help you implement a stewardship program in your organization. This resource requires registration

Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship Into Your Outpatient Practice – Presentation

Telligen medical director Dr. Christine LaRocca, MD, discusses outpatient antibiotic stewardship, core elements, and evidence-based strategies to help you implement a stewardship program in your organization. This resource requires registration