New ABS Resources and Webinar Materials
March 26, 2019
If you missed the webinar with Jeffrey Jansen, PharmD, or wanted to revisit his presentation, below are the links to the slides and the recording. There is also a new version of the Days of Therapy (DOT) tool.
3/13/19 – Webinar: Real Antibiotics for Rural Patients: Treating People, Not Guidelines
In this webinar, Jeffrey Jansen, PharmD, the pharmacy infectious diseases coordinator for SCL Saint Vincent Healthcare, presented a review of antibacterial resistance, followed by a review of a statewide antibiogram, including limitations and strengths. He also provided empiric prescribing recommendations.
Find the slide deck and link to the recording on the Montana Antimicrobial Stewardship (ABS) website.
NEW ASP RESOURCE/TOOL
Updated Days of Therapy (DOT) tracking tool
This updated version of the Excel spreadsheet tool can be used to manually track antibiotic usage for your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP), using the DOT tool measurement criteria.
To see all Montana ABS Collaborative resources, get information about upcoming education events or to find resources from previously presented webinars, access the Montana ABS Collaborative Resources website.
If you have any questions or run into issues with your antimicrobial stewardship program implementation and would like help, please use the “Leave a Reply” section below, and we will have one of our subject matter experts get back to you, or email Patty Kosednar with your questions or comment.