Educational Multimedia

Apps
Citizen science and online games
Digital video
External podcasts and webinars
Infographics and fact sheets
Online courses
Presentations and slide sets
Twitter chats
Workbooks and toolkits

Apps

CwPAMS App (Commonwealth Pharmacists Association) - The CwPAMS (Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship) app was developed to support antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship activities conducted by health partnerships through the CwPAMS program in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia by providing guidance, resources, and training documents.

Citizen science and online games

AMRSim (The Glasgow School of Art, the University of Surrey, and Fitzpatrick Referrals) - AMRSim is a training intervention designed to change perception of the risk of bacterial contamination and related behaviors. It comprises a digital tool, educational content, and an interactive mode of presentation and delivery. By “making the invisible, visible,” it seeks to reduce bacterial contamination in small animal veterinary practices, reduce reliance on antibiotics, and contribute to decreasing the risk of antimicrobial resistance.

Antibiotics: Handle with Care (World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, World Organisation for Animal Health) - “Antibiotics: Handle with Care” is an interactive experience and global forum for learning about and sharing activities related to appropriate antibiotic use.

Bash the Bug (John Radcliffe Hospital) - “Bash the Bug,” an online project led by the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford with funding from the Wellcome Trust and the Newton Fund, invites volunteers to aid in determining the effectiveness of antibiotics against more than 100,000 tuberculosis samples collected over 5 years.

Bugs in Bangkok (Célia Souque, University of Oxford) - The aim of Bugs in Bangkok, based at the Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit in Thailand, is to develop and test an antimicrobial resistance board game tailored to a Thai audience.

e-Bug (Public Health England) - e-Bug’s aim is to educate children and young people across the globe, at junior and senior school level, about microbiology, hygiene and the spread, treatment and prevention of disease. e-Bug also aims to reinforce an awareness of the benefits of prudent antibiotic use and how inappropriate use can have an adverse effect on antibiotic resistance in the community. (Twitter: @eBug_UK)

No Antibiotics in Our Food (The ReAct Group) - “No Antibiotics in Our Food” is a game of slides and ladders that explores how antimicrobial resistance in food animal production can be reduced through various measures.

The Mould that Changed the World (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Charades Musicals) - Alexander Fleming, through music and song, narrates the story of antibiotic discovery, antibiotic resistance, and the importance of ensuring access to antibiotics for now and the future.

“On Call: Antibiotics” (Imperial College London) - “On Call: Antibiotics” is an electronic prescribing game designed to support appropriate antibiotic use in acute care settings.

The Superbug Tour (European Consumer Organisation) - The Superbug Tour is an online educational campaign to raise awareness about agricultural antibiotic use and resistance in 13 European Union countries, beginning with Cyprus.

Superheroes Against Superbugs (Wellcome Trust and DBT India Alliance) - Superheroes Against Superbugs (SaS) is an initiative launched in 2018 with the aim to build a community dedicated to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections in India. SaS programs aim to engage with the general public to raise public awareness and improve public understanding of this global threat to build a society of smart antibiotic users.

Under the Weather (Ireland Health Service Executive) - An interactive tool helps patients understand when and why antibiotics are indicated for common illnesses.

 

Digital video

Antibiotic Resistance (The Ohio State University) - In collaboration with The Ohio State University, Debra Goff, PharmD, made a short animated video demonstrating the mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and its relationship to inappropriate and excessive antibiotic use. The video offers viewers an array of activities people can do to become “antibiotic protectors.”

Antibiotic Stewardship Video Series (Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative) - A series of videos hosted by Jon Hallberg, MD, provide a background on antibiotic resistance and stewardship for patients and providers. 

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Educational Video (Zoonotic and Emerging Diseases Group at the University of Liverpool and the International Livestock Research Institute) - The video was created primarily for an East African audience, and a Swahili version is also available.

CARB-X Antibiotic Development Bootcamp #1: Decisions, Decisions: What Makes a Good Hit? A Good Lead? Why Do You Write a TPP? How Do You Write a TPP? (CARB-X)

CARB-X Antibiotic Development Bootcamp #2: How Does a Molecule Become a Physical Medicine to be Given to a Human: the Importance of Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CARB-X)

CARB-X Antibiotic Development Bootcamp #3: Clinical Microbiology for a Development Program (CARB-X)

Don’t Leave It Halfway (EU Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections) - Four videos emphasize that everyone has a role to play in keeping antibiotics working.

The End of Antibiotics? (NDR Televsion) - A documentary from Oda Lambrecht and Christian Baars on NDR Television’s “Panorama—die Reporter” explores failures of the market-based system in addressing antimicrobial resistance and the need for new antibiotics.

EVS Heroes (The Partnership for Quality Care) - A short video depicts the role of hospital environmental service workers in preventing infections, with an emphasis on preventing the spread of Candida auris. The video is also available in Spanish.

Fighting Superbugs in India: A Short Film (The Longitude Prize and India’s Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) - A 10-minute film follows stories from India where antibiotic resistance is growing rapidly and features interviews with doctors, patients, and researchers to highlight the urgency of the problem. Filmmakers also spoke with teams competing for the Longitude Prize to make rapid diagnostic tests that will hopefully help address the spread of superbugs in India and globally.

Five-Part Series on Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities (Nebraska Medicine) - Brief educational videos introduce concepts related to stewardship, interventions appropriate for the long-term care setting, and microbiology considerations.

How can we solve the antibiotic resistance crisis? (TED-Ed) - In an animated video, Gerry Wright, PhD, illuminates aspects of antibiotic research and development that contribute to antimicrobial resistance, also describing changes to the antibiotic supply model that may help to ameliorate the problems.

Let’s Use Antibiotics Appropriately (Global Alliance for Infections in Surgery)

Malawi’s Antibiotics Crisis: Why the Drugs Don’t Work for Some (BBC)

Nurses Suspect Sepsis (The Sepsis Alliance) - Nurses Suspect Sepsis is a 20-minute video that educates nursing and medical staff about sepsis symptoms and stages, early warning signs, and interventions and therapies for treatment.

Out of Hospital Management of UTIs in Elderly Patients (Health Education England) - Surveillance shows that previous urinary tract (bladder) infections, urinary catheterisation, hospitalisation, being prescribed antibiotics in the previous month and old age are key risk factors for these infections in the out of hospital setting. This short film aims to support health and care workers looking after older adults with suspected urinary tract infections (UTIs) and introduces resources that can be used to diagnose, manage and prevent UTIs in the out of hospital setting

Partners in Kids’ Health: Antibiotic Resistance (Children’s of Alabama)

Reducing antibiotic use in Bangladesh fish farming—securing our future through better practices (WorldFish)

Reducing Antibiotic Resistance: Critical Management Points (Virginia Fresh Produce Food Safety Team) - A series of ten videos examines strategies for reducing and preventing antimicrobial resistance in agricultural settings.

Revenge of the Bacteria: Why We’re Losing the War (New York Times)

Superbug Story: Diary of a Staph (Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy)

External podcasts and webinars

The ABCs of Antibiotic Stewardship: Presentation featuring Sarah Brinkman, MBA, MA (Oklahoma Office of Rural Health)

The ABCs of Antibiotic Stewardship (Part 2): Presented by Sarah Brinkman, MBA, MA (Oklahoma Office of Rural Health)

Adapting the United States’ ASP Guidelines to Build an Economic Evaluation Framework for Chinese Hospitals: Presented by Cindy (Xin) Gao, PhD, Emily Yixi Chen, MSc, and Seema Haider, PhD (Leading Health Systems Network)

Advancing Health: Antibiotic Stewardship for Acute Care Hospitals: Podcast with Arjun Srinivasan, MD (American Hospital Association)

AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use in Ambulatory Care: Presentation by Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

The AMR Studio Episode 17: Kristina Osbjer & National Action Plans. A new rapid Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing. Antibiotic treatment & diabetes type I: Podcast with Kristina Osbjer, DVM, PhD, MSc (Uppsala Antibiotic Center

AMR and You: podcast with Juan Lubroth, DVM, PhD Juan Lubroth, DVM, PhD, MPhil, and Franz Waxenecker, with moderation from Ryan Hines, MS (Biomin Antibiotic Reduction Expert Series)

AMS and Nursing Homes: How Nurses Can Make a Difference: Presentation by Rita Olans, RN, CPNP (Washington State Department of Health Education, Quality and Infection Prevention for Long Term Care Facilities)

Anne Kveim Lie & Antibiotic Futures; Antibiotic Stewardship in Humans and Animals (Uppsala Antibiotic Center)

Antibiotic reduction experiences in the UK poultry industry: podcast with Daniel Parker, VetMB, with moderation from Ryan Hines, MS (Biomin Antibiotic Reduction Expert Series)

Antibiotic resistance: people will die when antibiotics fail: Podcast with Matt Bawn, PhD, and host Peter Bickerton, PhD (The Earlham Institute)

Antibiotic Resistance, the UAC & World Antibiotic Awareness Week (Uppsala Antibiotic Center)

Antibiotic Stewardship and Prescribing in Equine Practice: Presentation by Laura Hardefeldt, BVMS, PhD, MPh (Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative)

Antibiotic stewardship for the better health of our patients and communities: Podcast by Mark Briesacher, MD, Shannon Phillips, MD, Whitney Buckel, PharmD, and Eddie Stenehjem, MD (Intermountain Healthcare)

Antibiotic Stewardship: Getting Started: Presentation by Steve Tremain, MD (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative) [Presentation] [Slides]

Antibiotic Stewardship in New York: Podcast featuring Elizabeth Dufort, MD, and Daniel Pollock, MD (Healthcare Association of New York State) 

Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes: Podcast featuring Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, and Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD (Healthcare Association of New York State) 

Antibiotic stewardship in perioperative care: Presented by Alison Holmes, MD, MPH (TopMedTalk podcast of a presentation streamed live from the 2018 Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine conference)

Antibiotic Stewardship: Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Long Term Care: Podcast with Manisha Juthani, MD, Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD, and Cindy Prins, PhD, MPH (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

Antibiotics in the Environment: What Do We Know and What Is the Veterinary Role? Presentation by Irene Bueno-Padilla, DVM, PhD, MPH, and Joshua Burman (Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative)

Antibiotic Stewardship in Production Animal Medicine: Regulations and Practice: Presentation by Mike Apley, DVM, PhD (Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative)

Antibiotic Stewardship: Old Problem, New Issues, and Not Just About Antibiotic Resistance Anymore! Presentation by Joseph E. Dohar, MD, MS (PedsUniversity)

Antibiotics “Just-in-Case” (Debra Goff, PharmD, for TEDx Columbus 2016) - In a recorded presentation from TEDx Columbus 2016, Dr. Goff describes the risk of prescribing or obtaining antibiotics for unconfirmed infections or unnecessary prophylaxis.

Antimicrobial stewardship for surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: Presentation from Courtney Ierano, BPharm (Australia’s National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, the University of Melbourne, and the Royal Melbourne Hospital)

Antibiotic Stewardship in a Rural Nursing Home: Presentation by Joe Boero, MD (Washington State Department of Health Education, Quality and Infection Prevention for Long Term Care Facilities)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Patient Safety Emergency: Presentation by Dilip Nathwani, OBE, MBChB (ThermoFisher Scientific)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: The Fierce Urgency of Now by Stan Deresinski, MD, and Marisa Holubar, MD, MS (Stanford Antimicrobial Safety & Sustainability Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Implementation: Presentation by Robin Jump, MD, PhD) (Washington State Department of Health Education, Quality and Infection Prevention for Long Term Care Facilities)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Reducing Antimicrobial Use in Hospitalized Patients: Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship (Presentation Featuring David McEniry, MD) (CHI Franciscan Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Reducing Antimicrobial Use in Hospitalized Patients: Pneumonia (Presentation Featuring David McEniry, MD) (CHI Franciscan Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Reducing Antimicrobial Use in Hospitalized Patients: Skin & Soft Tissue Infections (Presentation Featuring David McEniry, MD) (CHI Franciscan Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Reducing Antimicrobial Use in Hospitalized Patients: Urinary Tract Infections (Presentation Featuring David McEniry, MD) (CHI Franciscan Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship at Scale in Southern Africa: Beyond a Low-Hanging Fruit Model: Presented by Angeliki Messina, MPharm, Darryl G. Vine, MBChB, and Sonya Kolman, BPharm, MSc (Leading Health Systems Network)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management: Podcast with Samantha Holloway, RN, MSc, and Karen Ousey, PhD, MA (European Wound Management Association)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Updates that Impact You: Podcast with Thomas File, MD, Emily Spivak, MD, Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Sara Utley, PharmD, Steven Burdette, MD, and John Lynch, MD (Infectious Diseases Society of America) - In an IDSA podcast, infectious diseases experts discuss changes to the 2019 US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship and the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation rule, along with resources to assist clinicians in advancing stewardship and keeping up to date with national policy changes.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Urinary Tract Infections: Presentation by Charlene Liang, PharmD (Northwestern Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Ayako Ebata & Agricultural Economics; Report to the UN Secretary on AMR; Targeted Killing in Bacteria: Podcast with Ayako Ebata, PhD, MSc (Uppsala University Uppsala Antibiotic Center)

Breakpoints: The SIDP Podcast (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists)

Bugs and Drugs in Nursing Homes: Presentation by Ryan Ruiz and Justin Jellison, PharmD (Washington State Department of Health Education, Quality and Infection Prevention for Long Term Care Facilities)

Bugs and Drugs Review for Clinicians: Presentation by Radhika Polisetty, PharmD (Northwestern Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Building a Joint Commission Ready Antimicrobial Stewardship Program: Presentation by Florian Daragjati, PharmD (Florida Department of Health) [Presentation] [Slides]

Building a Strong Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in a Community Hospital with Limited Resources: Presentation by Sue Lau, PharmD (Florida Department of Health) [Presentation] [Slides]

Bundle Up! Utilizing Care Bundles for Infectious Disease (Presentation featuring Shreena Advani, PharmD, and Jordan Wong, PharmD) (Georgia Department of Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Program) [Presentation] [Slides: Advani] [Slides: Wong]

The Case for AUC Dosing for Vancomycin: Presentation by Doaa Aljefri, PharmD, MSc (Northwestern Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Clinical and Public Health Partnerships for Antibiotic Stewardship: Presentation from Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, and Paul Holtom, MD (National Association of County & City Health Officials and America’s Essential Hospitals)

Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention: Presentation by Ed Septimus, MD (Florida Department of Health) [Presentation] [Slides]

Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Policy Recommendations to Save Lives (Presentation Featuring Brad Spellberg, MD) (University of California Los Angeles Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP): Presented by Jaime Borkowski, PharmD (Northwestern Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

The coronavirus pandemic: impact of the lockdown on tuberculosis care: podcast with hosts Yamini Aiyar, MA, MSc, and Jishnu Das, PhD, and guests Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD, Nandita Venkatesan, MA, and Sarthak Rastogi, MD (Centre for Policy Research ThoughtSpace Podcast)

COVID-19 Update Podcast Series (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

The Crucial Role of Epidemiology in Healthcare Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presentation by John E. McGowan, Jr., MD (Florida Department of Health) [Presentation] [Slides]

Culture and Health Webinar Series 2019—Antibiotic Resistance: Presented by Katie Ledingham, PhD, MRes, Saskia Nahrgang, DrMed, and Neil Gow, PhD, and chaired by Mark Jackson, MBBS, PhD (The Wellcome Centre).  

Days of Therapy and Beyond!: Presentation by Tom Richardson, PharmD (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

Developing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Across a Rural Health System: Podcast with William Zellmer, BSPharm, MPH, and Brad Laible, PharmD (American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy AJHP Voices)

Education in Antimicrobial Stewardship and Idea Exchange: Presentation featuring John Veillette, PharmD, and Todd Vento, MD, MPH (Intermountain Healthcare) [Presentation] [Slides]

Emerging Drug Resistance in New York: Podcast featuring Priya Nori, MD, and Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD (Healthcare Association of New York State) 

Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: Nurses' Role in Antibiotic Stewardship (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - The webinar uses the American Nurses Association and CDC white paper to describe the problem of antibiotic resistance, embrace nurses’ expanded role in hospital ASPs, and describe key reasons for nurse leaders to be engaged with antimicrobial stewardship.

Examples of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions: A Couple of Starter Projects: Presentation by Jennifer Ott, PharmD (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Podcasts (Ontario Veterinary Medical Association)

FeedChat (Misset Uitgeverij) - On the FeedChat podcast, Fabian Brockötter speaks with Nienke de Groot, DVM, MSc, about AMR, policy improvements, and the role of gut health in antimicrobial stewardship in poultry production.

The First Independent Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Effort to Curb AMR: Looking at the Access to Medicine Foundation’s Recently Released AMR Benchmark Report: Presented by Karrar Karrar, MPharm, MSc (Leading Health Systems Network)

Focusing Stewardship: The Big Picture on UTI (Podcast featuring Susan E. Coffin, MD, MPH, and Chris Crnich, MD, PhD, MS) (The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

Focusing Stewardship: Changing the Culture of Culturing (Podcast featuring James Lewis, PharmD, and Julia Szymczak, PhD) (The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

Focusing Stewardship to Help Tackle CDI (Podcast featuring Libby S. Dodds Ashley, PharmD, MHS, and Larissa May, MD, MSHS, MSPH) (The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

Focusing Stewardship: Upper Respiratory Infections and the Role of Antimicrobials (Podcast featuring Debra Palazzi, MD, MEd, and Ellen Wald, MD) (The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

Fusobacterium Pharyngitis Debate: Podcast with Robert Centor, MD, and Jeffrey Linder, MD, MPH (Annals on Call): Drs. Centor and Linder discuss debates surrounding the diagnosis and appropriate use of antibiotics for pharyngitis caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum in adolescents.

Getting Smart About Skin Infections and MRSA (Presentation Featuring Loren G. Miller, MD, MPH) (University of California Los Angeles Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Getting Smart About Upper Respiratory Infections (Presentation Featuring Daniel Z. Uslan, MD) (University of California Los Angeles Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Getting Smart About Urinary Tract Infections (Presentation Featuring Christopher J. Graber, MD, MPH) (University of California Los Angeles Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

The Global Response to AMR and Future Directions for Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Professor Dame Sally Davies, DBE (Leading Health Systems Network)

Hard to Resist (The Institute on Science for Global Policy) - A March 2018 ISGP podcast ponders the balance between the potential to obtain comprehensive data on antimicrobial resistance from DNA sequencing technologies and the usefulness of applying such data within a clinical context.

Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program: Presentation by Ripal Jariwala, PharmD (Florida Department of Health) [Presentation] [Slides]

The Impact of Rapid Diagnostics on Antimicrobial Stewardship (Presentation featuring Dianne Tabb, PharmD, MT) (Georgia Department of Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Program) [Presentation] [Slides]

Implementing Antibiotic Stewardship in Small and Critical Access Hospitals (Presentation featuring Melinda Neuhauser, PharmD, MPH, and Christy Lindsey, PharmD) (Georgia Department of Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Program) [Presentation] [Slides: Neuhauser] [Slides: Lindsey]

Inpatient AMS Program Implementation Pearls: Presentation by Tom Richardson, PharmD (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

International History Applied Research Seminar: GARDP: Podcast with Michele Zampa, Phasawit Jutatungcharoen, Matteo Bernasconi, and Chaza Al Kanawati (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)

The Itch: An SIDP Podcast Miniseries on Penicillin Allergy: Podcast moderated by Jason M. Pogue, PharmD, and featuring discussion among Julie Ann Justo, PharmD, MS, Bruce M. Jones, PharmD, and Mary L. Staicu, PharmD (The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists)

John Rex & Antibiotics R&D. AMR in Newspapers. Collateral sensitivity mechanisms. Podcast with John Rex, MD, and hosts Eva Garmendia, MSc, Jennifer Jagdmann, MMed, and Po-Cheng Tang, MSc (The Uppsala Antibiotic Center’s The AMR Studio)

Jumpstart Stewardship #1: Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship in Rural Hospitals (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative) [Presentation] [Slides]

Jumpstart Stewardship #2: Building Your Stewardship Team and Selecting Interventions and Targets for Your Implementation (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

Jumpstart Stewardship #3: Measuring Effectiveness: Presentation by Patty Kosednar, Lori Chikoyak, BSN, RN, Coleman Cutchins, PharmD, Casey Driscoll (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

Jumpstart Stewardship #4: Barrier Mitigation Strategies and ASP Implementation Planning: Presentation by Patty Kosednar, Casey Driscoll, and Amber Rogers, RN (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative) [Presentation] [Slides]

Kevin Outterson, CARB-X director; a New Anti-Gonorrhoeal Drug; AMR Burden in Europe (Uppsala Antibiotic Center)

The Knowledge Sessions: Antimicrobial Resistance: Podcast hosted by Christine Middlemiss, BVMS, MBA, and featuring Ian Battersby, BVSc, Steve Howard, BVMS, Kristen Reyher, DVM, PhD, and David Singleton, BVSc, PhD, MSc (UK Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Trust)

La resistance lives on: The AMR Deep Dive: Podcast with Kate Baker, PhD, and hosts Lee Katz, PhD, Nabil-Fareed Alikahn, PhD, and Andrew Page, PhD (Micro Binfie Podcast)

Making the Case: Limiting Antibiotic Treatment Durations (Presentation featuring Angelina Davis, PharmD, MS) (Georgia Department of Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Program) [Presentation] [Slides]

Manish Sadarangani and Ron Dagan in Conversation on Paediatric Infectious Diseases: Podcast with Manish Sadarangani, BM BCh, DPhil, MA, and Ron Dagan, MD (European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases)

Med Talks: Superbug Series (University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine) - In a five-part podcast series recorded at Australia’s National AMR Forum, host Anthony Frangi speaks with global infectious diseases specialists about what needs to be done to manage antimicrobial resistance.

Microbiology Review for Clinicians: Presentation by Radhika Polisetty, PharmD (Northwestern Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

The Microbiome and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Infectious Diseases in the Genomic Era: Presented by Tessa Andermann, MD, MPH (University of North Carolina Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases)

More is Not Always Better: One Campaign to Stop Overuse of Medical Care: Podcast with Wendy Levinson, MD, Karen Born, PhD, MSc, and host Shanoor Seervai, MPP (The Commonwealth Fund “The Dose” podcast)

The Most Expensive Drug is the One That Doesn’t Work: Podcast with Susan Davis, PharmD, and Larry Edwards (Contagion Connect)

The Mystery That Makes Hospitals Sick: Podcast with Michelle Fay Cortez, MA, Jason Gale, MHltSec, and M. Lindsay Grayson, MD, MSc (Bloomberg)

National Health and Safety Network (NHSN) Antibiotic Utilization and Reporting Programs: Presentation by Shane A. Anderson, PharmD, RPh (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

A Natural Predator to Superbugs Offers Hope in Bacterial War (Bloomberg Prognosis Podcast)

Nurses’ Participation in the Optimal Management of Antimicrobials: Presented by Enrique Castro-Sanchez, PhD (Leading Health Systems Network)

Overcoming Common Barriers: Presentation by Shane A. Anderson, PharmD, RPh (Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

Penicillin Allergies: Over-Diagnosed and Under-Addressed: Podcast featuring Kimberly Blumenthal, MD, MSc (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology) [Transcript]

Penicillin Allergy: Fake News? Podcast with Neda Frayha, MD, and Torie Grant, MD, MHS (Hippo Education)

Podcast Series: Diagnostic Stewardship (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)

Podcast 13: An Interview with Dr. Brad Spellberg (Open Forum Infectious Diseases) - OFID editor Paul Sax, MD, and Brad Spellberg, MD, discuss messaging and managing antibiotic stewardship. They delve into why it continues to be such a hot topic and how to convince hospital executives that the work is worthwhile.

Podcast: UTI Myths and Misconceptions (Emergency Medicine Cases) - Justin Morgenstern, MD, and Andrew Morris, MD, discuss antimicrobial stewardship interventions for the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections.

Quinolone Reduction: An Antibiotic Adventure: Presentation featuring Tim Smith RPh, MPA (Intermountain Healthcare) [Presentation] [Slides]

Rapid Diagnostic Testing of Positive Blood Cultures & Impact on Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Brad Crane, PharmD (Luminex Corporation Xtalks)

Realities of Antibiotic Resistance and Stewardship in Small Animal Practice: Presentation by Jennifer Granick, DVM, PhD (Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative)

Road to NHSN Reporting: Antimicrobial Use and Resistance Modules (Presentation featuring Shreena Advani, PharmD) (Georgia Department of Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Program) [Presentation] [Slides]

Role of Diagnostics in Supporting Antibiotic Stewardship Goals: Podcast featuring Nam Tran, PhD, MS, MAS, and Chris Newhouse, PhD (C Diff Foundation)

The Role of the Hospital Laboratory in Antibiotic Stewardship: Presented by Richard H. Drew, PharmD, MS (Cardinal Health Lab Briefings Webinar Series) [Presentation] [Slides]

Sepsis, Antibiotics, and Antibiotic Resistance: Podcast with James Fawdon, MSc, and Christine Richardson, MSc, MS (The Health Handover in association with the University of Northampton and St. Andrews Healthcare Northampton)

Sepsis: Are You Prepared to Save a Life? Presentation by Kara Downing, RN, BHS (Washington State Department of Health Education, Quality and Infection Prevention for Long Term Care Facilities)

SHEA Podcast Series (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)  

Shorter is Better: A Literature Review on Short Course Antibiotic Therapy for Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP): Presentation featuring Mary Hutton, PharmD (Intermountain Healthcare) [Presentation] [Slides]

Sociology and Antimicrobial Resistance: Podcast with Alex Broom, PhD, and hosts Jane Booth, BPharm, MPH, and Kristin Xenos, BPharm, MPH, MHM (Purple Pen Podcast)

Solving the Mystery of What Makes Hospitals So Sick (Bloomberg Prognosis Podcast)

Stewardship to Reduce CDI in Nursing Homes: Presentation by Ghinwa Dumyati, MD (Washington State Department of Health Education, Quality and Infection Prevention for Long Term Care Facilities)

Successful ASP Actions: Managing Patient Expectations (Partnership for Quality Care) - A PQC webinar discusses strategies for addressing patient expectations for antimicrobial treatment in the course of a stewardship program.

Superbugging Out: Podcast with Abdul El-Sayed, MD, PhD (America Dissected Podcast)

Superbugs Deadlier Than Cancer Put Chemotherapy Into Question (Bloomberg Prognosis Podcast)

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Children’s Guidelines: Podcast with Margaret M. Parker, MD, and Scott L. Weiss, MD (Society of Critical Care Medicine)

Tackling AMR in Europe’s Healthcare Facilities: Presentations from Ana Paula Coutinho Rehse, Walter Zingg, MD, Thomas Møller, and Jean-Yves Stenuick, MSc, MA [presentation] [slides]

Thanks for Asking: Being Good Antibiotic Stewards: Podcast with Marc Harrison, MD, Eddie Stenehjem, MD, Tony Wallin, MD, and Adam Hersh, MD, PhD (Intermountain Healthcare)

Turning Back the Superbug Scourge Is Still Possible (Bloomberg Prognosis Podcast)

Urine Trouble: Urinary Tract Infections with Harry Mobley: Podcast with Janakiram Seshu, PhD, Karl Klose, PhD, Harry Mobley, PhD, Mylea Echazarreta, and Stephen Sinatra (American Society for Microbiology and the South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases)

Use of Peer-Reviewed Treatment Guidelines to Improve Prescribing in Small Animal Medicine: Presentation by Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc (Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative)

Variability in Antibiotic Use Across PICUs: Podcast with Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, and Thomas V. Brogan, MD (Society of Critical Care Medicine)

Webinar Series (Northwestern Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program) - A webinar series features presentations on AUC dosing of vancomycin, a microbiology and bugs and drugs review for clinicians, asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infections, inpatient clinician training on antimicrobial stewardship, and patient-provider communication. 

What is Happening Right Now? COVID-19 Challenges and Silver Linings: podcast with host Erin McCreary, PharmD, and guests Julie Ann Justo, PharmD, MS, and Jason Pogue, PharmD (Society for Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Breakpoints Podcast)

What Happens When Antibiotics No Longer Work? Podcast with Anne McElvoy (The Economist)

What is your role in the fight against antimicrobial resistance: Presentation from Linda Jorgoni, RN, BScN, MScN (Canada Nurses Association)

When to Give Our Children Antibiotics: Podcast with Paul Chung, MD, and host Melanie Cole, MS (Weill Cornell Medicine’s Kids Health Cast)

 

Infographics and fact sheets

ABCs of Antibiotics (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) - Infographics explaining appropriate and inappropriate use of antibiotics and preventing the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are available for patients and healthcare providers.

Antibiotic Resistance Fact Sheet (The World Health Organization)

Antibiotics and Human Health Care (The Pew Charitable Trusts)

Antibiotics Before Dental Procedures (Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin)

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) (The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation and Research!America) - A fact sheet discusses the relationship between research on antimicrobial resistance research and financial investment in the US.

Antimicrobial Resistance Fact Sheet (The World Health Organization)

Antimicrobial resistance advocacy briefs (World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe) - A series of advocacy briefs address issues of antimicrobial resistance and immunization, laboratory improvements, behavioral health, migration, cancer care, and more.

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Children (European Academy of Paediatrics and European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases)

Clinical Trial Networks for Antibiotic Development Infographic (The Wellcome Trust)

Diagnostic Tests & Antibiotic Resistance (The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Antibiotic Resistance Action Center and AdvaMedDx) - ARAC, in partnership with AdvaMedDx, developed infographics that highlight how diagnostic tests can be utilized to help combat antibiotic resistance.

Drug-Resistant Infections: A Threat to Our Economic Future (The World Bank)

Effective antibiotics—essential for children’s survival (ReAct)

Handle Antimicrobials with Care (The World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the World Organisation for Animal Health)

Handle Antibiotics with Care in Surgery Infographic (World Health Organization)

Health Matters: Preventing STIs (Public Health England) - Infographics explore increases in sexually transmitted infection diagnoses and antimicrobial resistance, along with actions being taken by sexual health services at various levels, in the UK.

How You Can Help Reduce Antibiotic Use in Horses (Ontario Animal Health Network)

Infographic: Antibiotic Use in Horses (The Horse)

Our Growing Resistance to Antibiotics (Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies)

Responsible Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine: The 7-Point Plan (British Veterinary Association)

Online courses

Animal Medicines Best Practice Programme (UK National Office of Animal Health)

Antibiotic Stewardship: A Focus on Fluoroquinolones (Medscape)

Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum for Infectious Diseases Fellows (Infectious Diseases Society of America) - The curriculum is designed to provide ID fellows with a foundation in antimicrobial stewardship, regardless of their ultimate career plans, as well as ensure training for future leaders in the field.

Antimicrobial Stewardship: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative)

Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Gulf, Middle East, and North Africa (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - Participants in the free online course will examine the threat of antimicrobial resistance in the Middle East, Gulf, and North Africa; learn how to implement an antimicrobial stewardship program, and explore the process of developing and updating local antimicrobial prescribing policies.

Antibiotic Stewardship in Focus: A Closer Look at Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic De-Escalation: Course Presented by Philipp Schuetz, MD, MPH, Kimberle C. Chapin, MD, Mike R. Broyles, PharmD (Medscape)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Food Chain (FAI Farms) - The online course is designed specifically for professionals working in the global food industry and will equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to make a meaningful contribution to the problem of antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Ontario Aquaculture Industry: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Ontario Beef Industry: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative) 

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Ontario Dairy Industry: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative) 

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Ontario Veal Industry: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Practice (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - In an interactive course, participants will challenge the norms of veterinary prescribing, gain tools needed to introduce antimicrobial stewardship, explore the challenges of monitoring responsible medicine use, and gain the confidence needed to instill change in veterinary practice.

Antibiotic Stewardship: Old Problem, New Issues, and Not Just About Antibiotic Resistance Anymore! Presented by Joseph E. Dohar, MD, MS (PedsUniversity) - By taking  the course, participants should be able to approach challenging infectious diseases in the head and neck of children against a backdrop of judicious antibiotic use and approach methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and fungal otitis by a paradigm shift away from drug-bug models.

Antibiotic Stewardship Training Series (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Antibiotic Use for Inpatient Respiratory Infections (Society of Hospital Medicine) - The online module assists the learner in applying appropriate diagnostic criteria for pneumonia to patients with respiratory symptoms, accurately risk-stratifying patients according to their need for narrow- versus broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy, and reviewing the diagnostic tools and clinical criteria that may be used to safely discontinue antimicrobial therapy when appropriate.

Antibiotic Use in Sepsis: Is Shorter Better? (Medscape): The goal of the continuing education activity is to enable clinicians to analyze outcomes of short versus long courses of antibiotics for acute pyelonephritis, septic urinary tract infection, and gram-negative bacteremia.

Antimicrobial Resistance Learning Site for Veterinarians (University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine) - Free and open-source teaching modules are designed for integration into existing veterinary school courses on pharmacology, microbiology, public health, and species-specific medicine.

Antimicrobial Stewardship E-Learning Modules (British Association of Oral Surgeons)

Antimicrobial Stewardship for Africa (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Infection Control Africa Network, and the University of Lagos College of Medicine)

Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Outpatient Pediatric Provider: Presented by Craig A. Shapiro, MD (PedsUniversity)

Antimicrobial Stewardship for Community Pharmacy Teams (Pharmacy Magazine and Diane Ashiru-Oredope, MPharm, PhD)

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Improving Clinical Outcomes by Optimization of Antibiotic Practices (Stanford School of Medicine) - This course will offer a practical approach to prescribing antibiotic therapy and development of antimicrobial stewardship across all specialties and settings.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care Continuing Education Program (University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy) - This series of multimedia modules, directed at community-based practitioners, provides current information about the consequences of use of antimicrobial agents, general principles for antimicrobial stewardship in primary care, as well as strategies to optimize antimicrobial use in a variety of common clinical scenarios.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and the European Wound Management Association) - Participants will explore antimicrobial resistance, learn how to treat it, and understand how AMR affects the safe management of patients with wounds. Participants also learn how to recognize and diagnose wound infections and how to implement infection control measures.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes in Hospitals (Pacific Open Learning Health Net) - This online and self-paced course has been developed with the aim, that the health workers should be able to learn the essentials regarding the implementation of effective antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programmes in hospitals. The course includes an explanation of what the antimicrobial resistance emergency is, and why an AMS action plan is necessary, and then, with the help of a case study of various AMS programmes, how these programmes can be implemented in hospitals.

Antimicrobials: Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (Australian NPS MedicineWise)

Antimicrobials: Community-Acquired Pneumonia (Australian NPS MedicineWise)

Antimicrobials: Bacteraemia (Australian NPS MedicineWise)

Antimicrobial Stewardship—A Certificate Program for Pharmacists (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists) - The Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program (ASP) is an innovative and intensive practice-based activity for pharmacists focusing on the pharmacist’s role in the area of appropriate use of antimicrobial agents. The certificate program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the development of a strong knowledge base in microbiology, pharmacology, and disease state management in order to successfully implement an antibiotic stewardship program that will improve patient care, reduce healthcare expenditures, and potentially reduce rates of resistance and prolong the longevity of the limited number of antimicrobial agents available to treat infections.

Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Competency-Based Approach (World Health Organization) - The course will equip clinicians who frequently prescribe antimicrobials with knowledge and tools to improve their use of these essential medications in daily clinical practice. Through case-based examples, the course will highlight how antimicrobial stewardship principles can be applied to common clinical scenarios.

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Managing Antibiotic Resistance (University of Dundee and the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - Designed for healthcare professionals, this six-week course will inform skills and interventions that underpin antimicrobial stewardship, learning to promote responsible prescribing, to reduce variation in practice, and waste and harm from antibiotic overuse and misuse, thereby enhancing patient safety and outcomes. (Twitter: @ASMOOC)

Antibiotic Stewardship Program in Long-Term Care: Virtual Workshop (American Association of Directors of Nursing Services and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists) - The Antibiotic Stewardship Program in Long-Term Care is a virtual workshop designed for frontline and administrative nursing facility staff. Co-presented by a senior care pharmacist and nurse, faculty discusses the seven elements of infection prevention and control as outlined in federal regulation F881. Participants will learn how to establish a committed ASP interdisciplinary team, identify quality indicators for a QAPI program, and recognize medication-related problems relevant to the principles of ASP. The online program is accredited to provide 6 hours of continuing pharmacy and nursing education.

Antimicrobials: Surgical Prophylaxis (Australian NPS MedicineWise)

An ASM-CLSI Webinar Series on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: Fundamentals of Susceptibility Testing, Reporting, and Test Validation (Self-Study Series) (American Society for Microbiology, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, and Accelerate Diagnostics)

Bacterial Genomes: Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacterial Pathogens: Course presented by Beth Blane, Ewan Harrison, PhD, Francesc Coll, PhD, MSc, Narender Kumar, PhD, MSc, and Fahad Khokhar (Wellcome Genome Campus)

Bacterial Genomes: Disease Outbreaks and Antimicrobial Resistance (Wellcome Genome Campus) - The online course explore bacterial genomes and the use of genome sequencing to identify and track drug-resistant bacteria.

Basic Antimicrobial Stewardship Training Program - 2019 (Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases) - For 2019, MAD-ID offers a totally new, revamped, and updated online stewardship training program for any healthcare practitioner engaged in or preparing to engage in antimicrobial stewardship.

Best Practices in Acute Bacterial Skin Infection (Society of Hospital Medicine) - The online module provides guidance regarding the correct diagnosis of cellulitis as well as the preferred therapy for purulent and non-purulent cellulitis. The module also includes two case studies to assist the learner in identifying appropriate diagnosis and therapy selection.

Best Practices in Treatment of Urinary Tract Infection (UTIs): “Low-Hanging Fruit” (Society of Hospital Medicine) - The online module was developed to assist the learner in differentiating asymptomatic bacteriuria from urinary tract infection, differentiate complicated from uncomplicated urinary tract infection, and select appropriate empirical therapy for uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

BSAC Virtual Learning Environment (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - The VLS provides free, online courses on antimicrobial stewardship, management of gram-negative bacterial infections, and measuring antimicrobial consumption via point prevalence surveys.

Candidemia Educational Module: Presented by Andrew Morris, MD, MS (Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Clinical Antibiotic Stewardship for South Africa (South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme) - The free, self-paced course teaches  principles of antibiotic prescribing and an approach to common clinical problems.

Core Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum (Infectious Disease Society of America) - The curriculum is designed to provide infectious diseases fellows with a foundation in antimicrobial stewardship and is also available in a self-study version for any healthcare professional or “steward-in-training.”

Current Regulatory Landscape in Antibiotic Stewardship (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists) - The course provides an update on current regulatory requirements regarding stewardship; describes initiatives and proposed rules on the horizon from government agencies and other organizations; discusses stewardship in the acute care, ambulatory, and long-term care settings, and formats for benchmarking antibiotic use through the National Healthcare Safety Network.

Effective Livestock Production with Low Use of Antibiotics (Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative) - The course introduces participants to antimicrobial resistance and ways to prevent it without reducing agricultural productivity.

FADIC School of Antimicrobial Stewardship (First Arabian Drug Information Centre) - The aim of the 24-month course is to teach users how to implement and measure antimicrobial stewardship programs in different settings, apply antimicrobial stewardship to different infectious diseases, and understand the applications of stewardship in acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy.

Getting Infection Right First Time (University of Nottingham Health e-Learning Media) - The e-learning packing presents healthcare workers with a patient care scenario, demonstrating that everyone has a key part to play in getting infections diagnosis and management right for patient care and contributes to keeping antibiotic effective now and for the future.

Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Educational Module: Presented by Linda M. Dresser, BScPhm, PharmD (Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

How to Improve Antibiotic Use in My Hospital: A Practical Introduction to Antibiotic Stewardship (World Health Organization and European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) - ESCMID has provided course materials and presentations from its collaborative course on antibiotic stewardship and improving antibiotic use in hospitals. The course was initially held in Skopje, Macedonia, in January 2017 as part of a collaboration with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

The Human Diagnosis Project (American Medical Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Medical Specialties, National Association of Community Health Centers, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice)

Implementing Change for Best Practices in Antimicrobial Stewardship (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists) - The course provides an overview of tools for planning and implementing new and existing antimicrobial stewardship programs, including elements of strategic planning, self-assessment, and determining long-term and daily priorities.

Introduction to Antimicrobial Prescribing (Australian NPS MedicineWise)

Introduction to Livestock Medicines: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative)

Managing UTIs in Aged Care (Australian NPS MedicineWise)

The Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning Curriculum (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - The three, hour-long courses provide online training in the area of antimicrobial susceptibility testing for bacteria isolated from clinical specimens.

Module 29: Veterinary Feed Directive (US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, US Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University Center for Food Protection and Public Health) - Module 29 is a free online training on veterinary oversight of medically important antimicrobials administered to food-producing animals. The course reflects changes in veterinary oversight of agricultural antimicrobials that went into effect on Jan 1, 2017, per the US Food and Drug Administration’s Guidance for Industry #213.

OPAT: Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - A free online course introduces the concept of OPAT, the roles and responsibilities of a multidisciplinary OPAT team, the importance of patient selection and antimicrobial choice, the importance of device selection and monitoring, and resources for developing an OPAT in a healthcare setting.

Optimizing Antibiotic Use for Hospitalized Patients (Society of Hospital Medicine) - The online module provides an introduction and overview of the best practices to optimize antibiotic use in three of the most commonly diagnosed conditions: respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, and skin and soft tissue infections.

Outsmarting Multi-Drug Resistance in Uncertain Times (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists and ProCE) - Pharmacists who attend this activity will gain knowledge of current antibiotic resistance trends and infections. Antimicrobial agents will be discussed, with a focus on current limitations and new therapeutic agents on the horizon. Strategies for successful antimicrobial stewardship and outcome measurement plans will also be discussed.

Penicillin Allergy Assessment & Skin Testing (PAAST) Certificate Program (University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy) - PAAST is designed to develop and hone skills of healthcare providers in allergy assessment and penicillin skin testing for the purpose of improving antibiotic selection and patient outcomes following allergy reconciliation. The certificate is a 15-hour continuing education accredited program that combines interactive and in-depth home study with live programming offered at host sites across the United States.

Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship (The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) - The online course offers any infectious diseases practitioner an opportunity to learn the basics of healthcare epidemiology, infection control, and antimicrobial stewardship. Topics covered include pathogen transmission, outbreak management in the healthcare setting, approach to control of bioterrorism agents, advanced occupational health management, implementing antimicrobial stewardship and the prevention and management of multidrug-resistant organisms including Clostridium difficile, surgical site infections, and device-associated infections.

The Problem of Antibiotic Resistance (Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research at the University of Gothenburg) - The online course goes through the basics of the science behind the antibiotic crisis and gives insight into new research into the problem. It is divided into three sections: Bacteria, Antibiotics, and Resistance; Antibiotic Use and Misuse; and Changing the System.

Regulations on Antimicrobial Use and Access: FAAST Review (Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative)

The Role of Vaccines in Preventing Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - Participants will understand how vaccines work and how they are used in low-, middle-, and high-income countries. Participants will also appreciate the factors influencing the availability and uptake of vaccines and understand the role they play in managing infectious diseases and preventing antimicrobial resistance.

Seeing through the Cloudiness: Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiatives for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists) - The online course is designed to help participants discuss antimicrobial misuse and associated unintended consequences in the acute care setting, differentiate between asymptomatic bacteriuria and urinary tract infection, and describe antimicrobial stewardship interventions to minimize inappropriate antimicrobial use for asymptomatic bacteriuria.

TARGET Antibiotics—Prescribing in Primary Care (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and the UK Royal College of General Practitioners)

The Short and Long of Measurement in Antibiotic Stewardship (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists) - The course provides an overview of stewardship metrics; a step-by-step guide to collecting, analyzing, and using data; and different approaches to displaying antibiotic data with an example of how data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Healthcare Safety Network Antibiotic Use and Resistance Option has been used in dashboard form within an integrated health network.

SIDP/ASCP Long-Term Care Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists) - In this practice-based certificate program focused on the role pharmacists play in the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents, participants begin by developing a strong knowledge base in microbiology, pharmacology, and disease state management through online programming and live webinars. Then participants practice developing interventions at their practice site that aim to improve patient/resident care and clinical outcomes, lower healthcare costs, and prolong the longevity of antimicrobials.

Stanford Antimicrobial Stewardship Online CME Courses (Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education)

  • To Prescribe or Not To Prescribe? Antibiotics and Outpatient Infections - This CME activity provides a practical approach to the management of common outpatient infections by the primary care provider through the use of didactic videos, patient role plays and interactive case based video. National guidelines will be reviewed with emphasis on the most appropriate empiric antibiotic choice and duration of therapy. Video role plays will demonstrate communication skills that can be used with patients regarding appropriate antibiotic usage.
  • Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy with Timeouts - This CME/CPE activity provides a practical approach to performing “Antibiotic Timeouts” in the inpatient setting. Using short, didactic sessions, we will provide examples on how to reassess antibiotic therapy started empirically using clinical, laboratory, and microbiological data. The majority of this CME/CPE will be high-yield, interactive inpatient cases covering skin and soft tissue infections, pneumonia, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, and neutropenic fever, that illustrate the timeout process and the principles of appropriate use of antimicrobials.
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices - The course will offer a number of illustrative cases, recognizable to the practicing physician in their practice to engage the learners in the thought processes that lead to optimal decision making, improved outcomes of individual patients, and harm reduction vis-a-vis the bacterial ecology.

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: A Social Science Approach (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - Course participants will build their knowledge of how a social science perspective can fight the problem of antimicrobial resistance, gain insights into antimicrobial stewardship in different contexts and how to apply a social science research approach, and be introduced to different fields of study and social science theory.

Undifferentiated Sepsis Educational Module: Presented by Lisa Burry, BScPhm, PharmD (Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Utilising Social Science and Behaviour Change in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes: Improving Healthcare: Presented by Peter Davey, MD, and Fabiana Lorencatto, PhD, MSc (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy)

Utility of Rapid Diagnostics in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists) - The course will review the commercially available rapid diagnostic testing available to be used in treating patients with S. aureus, technologies associated with available rapid testing, ways that rapid diagnostics can help in the management of patients with S. aureus, and ways to incorporate rapid diagnostics into antimicrobial stewardship programs to improve outcomes.

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Educational Module: Presented by Kevin Duplisea, BScPhm, PharmD (Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Presentations and slide sets

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Antimicrobial Stewardship Implementation in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Facilities: Presented by Muhammad S. Ashraf, MBBS (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in Acute Care Hospitals: Presented by Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Antibiotic Stewardship Metrics: How Do You Measure Up? Presented by Kristi Kuper, PharmD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting: Presented by Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD, and Andrea Green Hines, MD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Is Antibiotic Stewardship the Answer to C. difficile? Presented by Renuga Vivekanandan, MD, and John Horne, MD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Management of Common Infections in Long-Term Care: Presented by Christopher J. Crnich, MD, PhD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Public Health Support for Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Maureen Tierney, MD, MSc, and Caitlin Pedati, MD, MSc (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Regulatory Requirements for Hospitals and Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Scott Bergman, PharmD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Regulatory Requirements for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: Presented by Christopher J. Crnich, MD, PhD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Role of the Infection Control and Prevention Program in Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Kate Tyner, BSN, RN (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Role of the Laboratory in Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Daniel Diekema, MD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

2018 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Role of Nurses & Consultant Pharmacists in Antibiotic Stewardship in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Facilities: Presented by Tammi Schaffart, BSN, RN, and Rebecca Ortmeier, PharmD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

Action: Community Antibiotic Stewardship Core Element: Presentation by DeAnn Richards, RN (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Actionable Data for Antibiotic Stewardship: Case Examples: Presented by Melinda Neuhauser, PharmD, MPH; Erik Stensgard, PharmD; Clark Force, RPh; and Catherine Lexau, RN, PhD, MPH (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Tucson Medical Center) [Presentation] [Slides]

Addressing Misconceptions about Antibiotic Use with Patients and Families: Presented by James E. Hougas, III, MD (Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative 2019 Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Conference)

Addressing Penicillin Allergies: Presentation by Becca Peglow, MD (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

The AMR Problem: Demanding Ecologies, Margins and Co-Producing Alternative Strategies: Presented by Stephen Hinchliffe, PhD (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Antibiograms & You: A Love Story: Presentation by Jessica Minion, MD, MSc, D(ABBM) (Saskatchewan Health Authority)

Antibiotic Bootcamps for Developers: Post-Approval Economics for New Antibiotics (The Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership, CARB-X, the REPAIR Impact Fund, the Joint Programming Initiative on AMR, and Wellcome Trust)

Antibiotic Consumption Study in Irish Beef and Dairy Calves from Birth to 6 Months of Age: Presented by Bernadette Earley, PhD (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Antibiotic Dosing in the Elderly: Presentation by Philip Chung, PharmD, MS, BCPS (Nebraska Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program)

Antibiotic Policies in the UK Dairy Industry: Unravelling the Practices Behind the Numbers: Presented by Stephanie Begemann, MSc, MA (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Antibiotic Resistance by Lauren Cowley, PhD (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)

Antibiotic Resistance and the Environment...What We Know and What We Need to Know! Presented by Dearbháile Morris, PhD (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Antibiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care: Background and Implementation Strategies: Presentation by Joseph M. Mylotte, MD (Florida Department of Health)

Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Facilities: Presentation by Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD, MS (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Antibiotic Treatment of GNR MDR Infections: Presentation by Stan Deresinski, MD (Stanford Antimicrobial Safety & Sustainability Program)

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment: Presentation from Alison Franklin, PhD (Phipps Conservatory One Health One Planet 2019 Symposium)

Antibiotics: Cherish or Perish: Presentation by Elizabeth Hermsen, PharmD, MBA (TEDxOmaha)

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Crisis We Can’t Ignore: Presentation from Kristen Obbink, DVM, MPH (Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Annual Forum 2019 on “Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Is It a Worker Health Issue?”)

Antimicrobial Resistance: Is It a Worker Health Issue?: Presentation from Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD (Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Annual Forum 2019 on “Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Is It a Worker Health Issue?”)

Antimicrobial Stewardship Data for Action and Education: Presented by Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD (Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative 2019 Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Conference)

Antimicrobial Stewardship for Ambulatory Care Settings: Presentation by Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Community Pharmacy: Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Antimicrobial Use and Quality of Care: Presentation by Joel Denewith, Victoria Cheung, and Casey Phillips, PharmD (Saskatchewan Health Authority)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term Care Facilities: Presentation by Bridget Olson, RPh, and Raymond Chinn, MD (Colorado Hospital Association Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting Module 1: Presentation by Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting Module 2: Presentation by Jasmine Riviere Marcelin, MD (Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program)

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Awareness: Presentation by Jill Hanson (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in the Food and Agriculture Sectors: Presented by April Johnson, DVM, PhD, MPH (World Federation of Public Health Associations International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop)

Assessment of the Use of Antibiotics and its Social Context on Poultry and Piggery Farms in Wakiso District, Uganda: Presented by Miriam Kayendeke (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Basics of Antibiotic Resistance: Focus on Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Presentation by Nimalie Stone, MD, MS (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Big gaps in our knowledge about AMR: Presented by Mark Woolhouse, PhD (Wellcome Genome Campus Antimicrobial Resistance—Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technology Conference)

Birthing Antimicrobial Resistance: Feminist Para-Ethnographies as Interdisciplinary Care Knowledge Practices: Presented by Andrea Nunez Casal, MA (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

C. difficile and ASP Guidelines and Best Practices: Presentation by Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, FSHEA, FIDSA (Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University)

Characterizing US Animal Drug Consumption by Sales: Presented by Neal Bataller, DVM, ME (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Clinical Microbiology Case Studies (American Society for Microbiology) - Case study presentations explore the microbiology lab’s role in susceptibility testing, prescribing decisions, and diagnosis of antibiotic-related enteric infections.

Combating Antimicrobial Resistance in Ghana: Presented by Kwaku Agyemang-Manu (World Federation of Public Health Associations International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop)

Commitment: Community Antibiotic Stewardship Core Element: Presentation by DeAnn Richards, RN (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Community-Associated Clostridium difficile in Minnesota: Presentation by Maria Bye, MPH (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

The Consumer Market for Chicken Raised without Antibiotics, 2012-16: Presented by Elina T. Page, PhD, Gianna Short, MFRE, Maria Bowman, PhD, and Stacy Sneeringer, PhD (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes: Presentation by Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Decreasing Infections and Costs Through Good Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Healthcare System’s Journey with Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presentation by Kayla Ericksen, BSN, RN, and Katie Reinke, PharmD (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Developing New Animal Pharma Products—Relevance to Antibiotic Stewardship in Animal Agriculture: Presented by Karin Hoelzer, DVM, PhD (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Diagnostic Stewardship: Does Optimisation of the Blood Culture Pathway Have a Role to Play? Presented by Dr. Mike Weinbren (2018 British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Scientific Conference: Rapid Diagnostics—Time is Relative)

Drug-Resistant Infections: Confronting an Escalating Crisis: Forum featuring Lauri Hicks, DO, Marc Lipsitch, DPhil, and Kevin Outterson, JD, with moderation from David Freeman (NBC News and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)

Education and Expertise: Community Antibiotic Stewardship Core Element by DeAnn Richards, RN (Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network)

Essential Health Patient and Provider Education: Presented by Stephanie Nixon, PharmD (Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative 2019 Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Conference)

Establishing antibiotic efficacy as a global public good: Presented by Amanda Howe, MD, Howard Catton, RN, MA, Catharina Boehme, MD,  and Nicholas Kitchin, MD (World Federation of Public Health Associations International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop)

Evaluating Animal Health Policies: Facts, Figures, and Opportunities Using Livestock Production Data: Presented by Elliott Dennis, MS, MBA (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Resistance Among Salmonella or Campylobacter Isolates from Agricultural Workers, 2012-2015: Presentation from Carrie Klumb, MPH (Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Annual Forum 2019 on “Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Is It a Worker Health Issue?”)

The Evolution of the Veterinary Drug Market and Antibiotics Prescribing Practices of French Veterinarians: Presented by Nicolas Fortane, PhD (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Exploring Antibiotic Use and the Problem of Resistance: Presentation by Kristi Wergin, BSN, RN, and Kathie Nichols, BSN, RN (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Exploring the Use of Animation to Promote the Role of Social Science Research as a Tool for Engagement with Healthcare Professionals on Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Esmita Charani, MPharm, PhD, MSc (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Farm to Bedside: Exploring Antimicrobial Use in Agriculture (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) - The Jan 26, 2018, symposium explores new antibiotic stewardship initiatives and assesses the impact of agricultural antimicrobial use on the health of immunocompromised patients.

FDA’s Proposed Method for Adjusting Antimicrobial Sales Data Using a Biomass Denominator: Presented by Susan Bright-Ponte, DVM, MPH (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Fostering Core Stewardship Principles and VFD Animal Feed: Presented by Mike Murphy, DVM (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Garnering Leadership Support for Antibiotic Stewardship in Your Facility: Presentation by Brett Whyte, MD (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Guardians of the Antibiotics: Microbiology’s Role in Stewardship: Presentation by Margie Morgan, MT, PhD, D(ABBM) (Southwestern Association of Clinical Microbiology)

How Goes the War Against Antibiotic Resistance? by Robert A. Weinstein, MD (2017 Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Annual Meeting)

Human Antimicrobial Stewardship: Preserving Current and Future Antimicrobials: Presented by Dilip Nathwani, OBE (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Humankind vs microbes: who is winning the war of antimicrobial resistance? Presentation by Mary K. Phillips-Jones, PhD (University of Nottingham Institute for Policy and Engagement)

Impact of FDA Veterinary Feed Directive Policies on Practicing Veterinarians: Results of a Qualitative Survey: Presented by Cassidy Rist, DVM, MPH (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Impact of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Changes at the Farm Level: Presented by Phil Durst, MS (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Implementing Respiratory Care and Antibiotic Prescribing Guidelines in Ambulatory Care: Presentation by Kimberly Prigge, APRN, CNP, Jodie Dvorkin, MD, MPH, Senka Hadzic, MPH, and Jessica Hold, PharmD (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Incentivizing New Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products to Combat Antibiotic Resistance: Presented by Stacy Sneeringer, PhD, and Matt Clancy, PhD (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Infection Control: At the Heart of Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presentation by Charles Frenette, MD (2019 International Federation of Infection Control/Infection Prevention and Control Canada National Education Conference)

An Introduction to Judicious Use of Antibiotics: Presentation by Ivan Guerrero, MD (Florida Department of Health)

Key Components of Professional Education for Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Kimberly Boeser, PharmD, MPH, and Emily Medcraft, PharmD (Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative 2019 Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Conference)

Living-with Microbes in the Era of Antimicrobial Resistance: International Vaccine Developing in Benin, West-Africa: Presented by Salla Sariola, PhD (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Make Antimicrobials Great Again: Building a Case for Including the Indication for ALL Antimicrobial Orders: Presentation by Casey Phillips, PharmD (Saskatchewan Health Authority)

Making Chemical Infrastructures (In)visible: Environmental Imaginaries and the Environmental Sciences of Antimicrobial Resistance: Presented by Richard Helliwell, PhD (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Management of Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections: Application of Antimicrobial Stewardship Principles: Presentation by Travis Van Schooneveld, MD (2019 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit)

Measuring Antibiotic Use in LTCFS: Presentation by Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD, MHS (Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention, Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network)

Mitigating Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistance on Large Dairy Farms—A Project Overview: Presentation from John Shutske, PhD (Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Annual Forum 2019 on “Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Is It a Worker Health Issue?”)

Modelling evaluation of a political leadership programme: behavioural change to make the case for antimicrobial stewardship: Presented by Anda Bayliss, Toni McIntosh, and Rose Gallagher (Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference 2018)

Monitoring Antibiotic Use in the Swine Industry: Presented by Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Multi Drug Resistant Escherichia coli on an Irish Suckler Farm (2015-2017): Presented by William Fitzgerald, MVB, MVM (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Multi-Drug Resistant Gram Negative Bacteria and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presentation by Brian Meister, PharmD (Florida Department of Health)

The new era of diagnostics: will it ever start: Presentation by Herman Goossens, MD (2019 European Respiratory Society International Congress

One Health 2018—A Joint Approach for Healthcare and Veterinary Professional: Presented by Michael Creed TD (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

One Health and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presented by Jeff Bender, DVM, MS (Purdue University Coppoc One Health Lecture)

One Health and the Control and Prevention of Antimicrobial Resistance: Presentation from Neil Clancy, MD (Phipps Conservatory One Health One Planet 2019 Symposium)

Outpatient Antibiotic Use and Stewardship in Minnesota: Presentation by Catherine Lexau, PhD, MPH, RN, and Emma Leof, MPH (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Panel: (Inter)nationalising the antibiotic pipeline: public options for antibiotic R&D: Presentations from Andrew C. Singer, PhD, Claas Kirchhelle, DPhil, MA, and Adam Roberts, PhD (The Oxford Martin School)

Patient Education Challenges and Resources: Presentation by Nancy Miller, MBA (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Perspectives of ‘Unqualified’ Practitioners on Antibiotics in Bangladesh: Presented by Md Fosiul Alam Nizame (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Pharming Animals: Antibiotics in Global Food Production (1935-2013): Presented by Claas Kirchhelle, DPhil, MA (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium)

PHO Talks: Antibiotics and the Zoo Living in You: Presentation from Bradley Langford, BScPhm, PharmD (Public Health Ontario)

Policy on Highest Priority Critically Important Antimicrobials (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Practical Advice for Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program in Long Term Care: Presentation by Lisa Davidson, MD (North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control & Epidemiology)

Practical Role of the Bacteriology Laboratory in Antibiotic Resistance Stewardship: Presentation by Jerome Robert, MD, PhD, MPH (2019 International Federation of Infection Control/Infection Prevention and Control Canada National Education Conference)

Prescribing for Dental Procedures: Presentation by Daniel Skaar, DDS, MBA, MS (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Prescriptions for Change: Achieving Responsible Medicines Use in Farm Animal Veterinary Practice: Presented by David Tisdall, BVSc (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Price Premium and Welfare Implications of the “Natural” Label: A Machine Learning Application: Presented by Gianna Short, MFRE (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Public-Health Driven, Non-Profit Drug Development: The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership: Presented by Manica Balasegaram, MD (World Federation of Public Health Associations International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop)

Rapid Diagnostics, Bad Bugs and Antibiotics: Not That Easy: Presented by Dr. Vanya Gant (2018 British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Scientific Conference: Rapid Diagnostics—Time is Relative)

Rapid Metagenomic Diagnosis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia: Presented by Dr. Justin O’Grady (2018 British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Scientific Conference: Rapid Diagnostics—Time is Relative)

Rational Use of Antibiotics in Thailand: Realities from Local Health Facilities in Central Thailand: Presented by Panoopat Poompruek, PhD (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Reimagining Human Health: The Microbiome, Farming, and Medicine (The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College)

Responsible Antibiotic Use in the Emergency Department: Presentation by Miguel A. Cortel, PharmD (Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa)

Restricting Quinolones/Cephalosporins: Cause for Alarm or Squeezing the Balloon? by Arjun Srinivasan, MD (2017 Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Annual Meeting)

Seeking UTI care “that works” in Uganda: work in progress: Presented by Mike Kesby, PhD (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposium) 

Setting the Scene: Challenges in AMR from the Global Health Perspective: Presented by Marc Sprenger, MD, PhD (World Federation of Public Health Associations International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop)

Show Me the Money! Antimicrobials vs. Rapid Diagnostic Pipelines by Melissa D. Johnson, PharmD, MHS, and Romney M. Humphries, PhD (2017 Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Annual Meeting)

The Social Determinants of Antibiotic Prescribing: Towards a More Human Stewardship: Presented by Julia E. Szymczak, PhD (Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative 2019 Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Conference)

Solving the Mysteries of C. difficile Infection: Using the Bench to Inform the Bedside by Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, MS (2017 Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Annual Meeting)

Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Optimizing Care: Presentation by Cheyanne Boehm, BSP, Leon Byker, MBChB, and Alexander Wong, MD (Saskatchewan Health Authority)

State of the World’s Antibiotics in 2018: Presented by Ramanan Laxminarayan, PhD, MPH (Wellcome Genome Campus Antimicrobial Resistance—Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technology Conference)

Stemming the Superbug Tide: Just a Few Dollars More: Presented by Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development EU Health Ministerial Meeting on Best Practices for Combating Antimicrobial Resistance)

Stewardship in Emergency Departments: Presentation by Peter Currie, MD (Minnesota Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship Conference: Focus on Ambulatory Care)

Stewardship in Targeted Populations—Potential Partners for LTCF: Presentation by Libby Dodds Ashley, PharmD, MHS (Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention, Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network)

Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution (StARE): Presented by Fiona Walsh, PhD (Ireland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Event)

Structural Challenges of Supplying U.S. Beef Raised with Fewer Antibiotics: Presented by Maria Bowman, PhD (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Toward Understanding On-Farm Demand for Antibiotics: Presented by David Hennessy, PhD, Yanan Jia, and Hongli Feng, PhD (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

Transmission of Staphylococci in the Critical Care Environment: Presented by Dr. Stephanie Dancer (2018 British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Scientific Conference: Rapid Diagnostics—Time is Relative)

Teamwork for UTI diagnosis: Practical tools and skills: Presentation by Heidi Wald, MD, MSPH (Colorado Hospital Association)

Tracking and Reporting: Community Antibiotic Stewardship Core Element: Presentation by DeAnn Richards, RN (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Understanding Physician-to-Patient Communication Strategies to Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescribing: Presentation by Lauri Hick, DO, and Rita Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization) [Presentation] [Slides]

UTI: An Opportunity for Antimicrobial Stewardship: Presentation by Ghinwa Dumyati, MD, and Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD, MHS (Rochester Nursing Home Collaborative)

UTIs in Long-Term Care (Saskatchewan Health Authority)

Vaccinations as Part of Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Presentation by Michael E. Klepser, PharmD (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

VFD Implementation Impacted Pig Farmers, Their Veterinarians, and Feed Providers: Perspectives and Lessons Learned: Presented by Lee Schultz, PhD, MS (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

VFD and Veterinarians’ Bottom Line: Presented by Gail Hansen, DVM, MPH (The Farm Foundation and the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service “Challenges to Changing Antibiotics Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy Workshop”)

What Happened to HCAP? Approaches to Appropriate Therapy for Pneumonia Originating from the Community by Karl Madaras-Kelly, PharmD, MPH (2017 Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists Annual Meeting)

What is an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Presentation by Jane Rogers, RN, and Anne Messer, MPH (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

When guidelines don’t guide: Presentation by Jessica Thompson, PharmD, and Amy McCombs, MSN, RN (Nevada Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)

Who or What Has Agency in the Discussion of Antimicrobial Resistance in the UK News Media (2010-2015)? Presented by Luke Collins, PhD, MA (Fresh Approaches to the Study of Antimicrobials in Society 2018 AMR Symposi

WiTAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Program: Presentation by Jill Hanson and DeAnn Richards, RN (Lake Superior Quality Improvement Organization)

Zoonoses in Farm Workers: Observations from South Dakota: Presentation from Russ Daly, DVM, MS (Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Annual Forum 2019 on “Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture: Is It a Worker Health Issue?”)

 

Twitter chats

Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacy Technician Forum (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - The forum is an online professional meeting place for pharmacy technicians to share and access resources and learn about each other’s experiences.

ASPchat (IDStewardship) - #ASPChat is a monthly Twitter chat meant to stimulate conversation on all things related to antimicrobial stewardship. #ASPChat occurs on the third Thursday of each month, and chats follow a common theme.

Gulf–Middle East–North Africa Educational Collaborative on Antimicrobial Stewardship (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - The educational collaborative is an interactive online network that hosts a discussion forum and a collection of resources.

Infectious Diseases Educator Network (Antimicrobial Stewardship Training, Education, and Research Network at the University of California San Francisco) - IDEN is a communication and resource-sharing platform for clinicians, educators, and researchers interested in education on infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship.

Nursing Antimicrobial Stewardship Forum (British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy)

 

Workbooks and toolkits

Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019 Resources (Australia’s National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship) - Educational resources for patients and clinicians include beta-lactam allergy fact sheets, antibiotic duration fact sheets, antibiotic patient information leaflets, an IV-to-oral switch fact sheet, and a five-step tool for improving antibiotic use in aged care.

Antibiotics and You (George Washington University Antibiotic Resistance Action Center) - Antibiotics and You is an interactive website that educates patients about the dangers of taking unnecessary antibiotics and ways they can feel better when antibiotics are unneeded.

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Training Resources Guide (Health Education England) - The guide promotes available learning on the management of infective states, infection prevention and control, antimicrobial resistance, and antimicrobial stewardship.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Initiative (University of Minnesota) - ARSI provides high-quality and evidence-based resources for antimicrobial resistance and stewardship and conducts research to advance knowledge of companion animal diseases and treatment.

Antimicrobial Stewardship: From Principles to Practice (The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy) - A free eBook provides a global and practical primer on the wise use of antibiotics.

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Australian Health Care 2018 (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) - The free ebook summarizes current evidence about antimicrobial stewardship strategies and interventions and their implementation. Chapters 1-7 provide strategies for implementing and sustaining antimicrobial stewardship, and chapters 8-12 examine the roles of different clinicians.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Workbook (Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group and NHS Education for Scotland) - The purpose of this workbook is to support registered nurses and midwives learning around antimicrobial stewardship and support the care of patients with infections.

The Cold Standard (Choosing Wisely Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada) - The toolkit provides educational resources (some in Arabic, English, French, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Tagalog) related to antimicrobial stewardship for the treatment of respiratory tract infections in primary care settings.

Communication Toolkit for Professionals in Hospitals and Other Healthcare Settings (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control)

Community Education Program: “Antibiotics & You” (Michigan Antibiotic Resistance Reduction Coalition)

Do Bugs Need Drugs? Daycare/Early Childhood Education (Alberta Health Services and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control) - The Do Bugs Need Drugs? Daycare program for early childhood educators and children ages 2 to 5 years emphasizes the importance of teaching young children about how proper handwashing can prevent the spread of disease and reduce the need for antibiotics.

eDASON (Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network) - eDASON is a series of inexpensive but useful and practical ready-to-use tools that can be used by hospitals anywhere in the country. These educational tools are designed to engage and empower hospital personnel to take an active role in the processes of antimicrobial stewardship and education.

Guide to Infection Control in the Hospital (International Society for Infectious Diseases) - The free, open-access guide includes information and recommendations on the role of microbiologists and pharmacists in antimicrobial stewardship and and a discussion on controversial issues and suggested practices related to combating antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings.

Health workers’ education and training on AMR: curricula guide (World Health Organization and Public Health England) - The curricula guide lays out learning objectives and outcomes as they pertain to health worker groups involved in antimicrobial stewardship.

High School Biology/Health Program: “Viruses and Bacteria, Antibiotic Development, and Antibiotic Resistance” (Michigan Antibiotic Resistance Reduction Coalition) 

Keep Antibiotics Working Campaign (Public Health England) - The national campaign supports the UK government’s efforts to reduce inappropriate prescriptions for antibiotics by raising awareness of the issue of antibiotic resistance and reducing demand from the public. Resources include social media toolkits, posters, fact sheets, digital promotion materials, and more.

Patient and Public Involvement Toolkit and Practical Guide: Antimicrobial Medicines Development Research (COMBACTE-MAGNET)

Say Naaah: Open Up & Think Twice about Antibiotics (British Columbia Centre for Disease Control and the British Columbia Dental Association) - Say Naaah is a toolkit of materials that dentists and dental patients can use to make wise decisions about antibiotic use in dentistry.

Science Debate Kit: Antibiotic Resistance (e-Bug, Public Health England) - The kit can be used in school and community settings to get young people discussing issues around antibiotics.

Sepsis Educational Tools (The UK Sepsis Trust) - The UK Sepsis Trust developed a manual and educational videos on screening, diagnostics, and care of patients with suspected or confirmed sepsis, highlighting the role of antimicrobial stewardship and appropriate empirical antimicrobial use.

TARGET Antibiotic Toolkit (UK Royal College of General Practitioners) - TARGET stands for: Treat Antibiotics Responsibly, Guidance, Education, Tools. The toolkit helps influence prescribers’ and patients’ personal attitudes, social norms, and perceived barriers to optimal antibiotic prescribing. It includes a range of resources that can each be used to support prescribers’ and patients’ responsible antibiotic use.

Training Materials for a Course on Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Micro-organisms in Health Care Settings (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Public Health Training Section)

Training Materials for a Course on Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Prudent Antibiotics Use Campaigns (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Public Health Training Section)

Training Materials for a Course on Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Public Health Training Section)

Using Antibiotics Wisely in Long-Term Care (Choosing Wisely Canada) - A suite of educational resources and practice change recommendations help interprofessional teams integrate antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care settings.

Using Antibiotics Wisely Communications Toolkit (Choosing Wisely Canada)

We Need You (World Organisation for Animal Health) - “We Need You” provides communication resources for veterinary services, policymakers, veterinarians, veterinary students, farmers, the pharmaceutical industry, wholesalers and retailers, and animal feed manufacturers to unlock key messages that guide antimicrobial use for animals.

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