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Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP)

What is Antimicrobial Stewardship?

Antimicrobial stewardship (AS) is an interdisciplinary activity that promotes optimal antimicrobial therapy including assessment of the need for antimicrobials, and if antimicrobials are needed, the appropriate selection, dosing, route and duration of antimicrobial therapy.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee (ASC)

University of Alberta Students

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Accreditation Canada Required Organizational Practice (ROP)

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References

WHO Report: Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance 2014

CDC Report: Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013

Dellit TH, Owens RC, McGowan JE, Gerding DN, Weinstein RA, Burke JP, et al. Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America guidelines for developing an institutional program to enhance antimicrobial stewardship. Clin Infect Dis 2007; 44:159-77.

Morris AM, Brener S, Dresser L, Daneman N, Dellit TH, Avdic E, et al. Use of a structured panel process to define quality metrics for antimicrobial stewardship programs. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012; 33:500-6.

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