Programs

Here are additional programs that may be of interest regarding antimicrobial stewardship.


Institutional Programs

Grady Health System
Resources including a program description, restricted antimicrobial list, institution-specific antibiotic guidelines, and other educational material

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Resources including institution-specific antibiotic guidelines

DeBug Infection Prevention Program
Downloadable examples of campaigns, computer-assisted antibiotic formulary and pharmacy order form.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Resources including a program description, restricted antimicrobial list, institution-specific antibiotic guidelines, microbiology information, and other educational material

The Nebraska Medical Center
Resources including a program description, restricted antimicrobial list, clinical pathways/ordersets, institution-specific antibiotic guidelines, microbiology information, and other educational material

University of Kentucky Hospital
Resources including a restricted antimicrobial list and institution-specific antibiotic guidelines

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Resources including a restricted antimicrobial list, institution-specific antibiotic guidelines, microbiology information, and other educational material

University of California, San Francisco
Resources including a restricted antimicrobial list and institution-specific antibiotic guidelines


State & Federal Programs

State

California ASP Initiative

Federal

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Get Smart Campaign on Appropriate Antibiotic Use


International Initiatives

Antibiotic Stewardship Implementation in the EU
The Way Forward (2009)

The Public Health Agency of Canada
Main focus on antimicrobial resistance and veterinary medicine, with several links to national or international institutions and agencies involved in pursuing multidisciplinary antibiotic policies.

The Healthcare Infection Control Special Interest Group
Teaching materials, related links; from Australia and New Zealand.

Bugs and Drugs
Canadian website is co-sponsored by Capital Health from the Alberta Services and the Canadian Committee on Antibiotic Resistance booklet “Bugs and Drugs,” with information about antibiotic characteristics, indications, and restrictions, as well as information on microbiological issues.

Prudent Antibiotic User Website (PAUSE)
United Kingdom website providing shared standardized teaching materials for more prudent antimicrobial prescribing practices, particularly suited to the needs of undergraduate medical curriculum but can be adopted for postgraduate training. Supported by the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

The DutchWorking Party on Antibiotic Policy (SWAB)
Contains updated antibiotic guidelines formulated by experts in The Netherlands and encompasses the NethMap project, an ongoing national surveillance system on the use of antimicrobial agents related to the prevalence of resistance to antimicrobials among the most important human pathogens.