Antimicrobial Stewardship

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the mission and objectives of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs).
  • Identify the different team members of an ASP and the role each member can play in improving antimicrobial usage and clinical outcomes.
  • Define various tools and strategies utilized by ASPs to optimize antimicrobial use.
  • Describe approaches to evaluating the impact of an ASP through measurement of process and outcome measures.
Course summary
Course opens: 
03/01/2019
Course expires: 
03/01/2021

Original/Revising Author:

Tamar Barlam, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
No relevant financial disclosures

Original/Revising Author:

Emily Sydnor, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
No relevant financial disclosures

Lead Revising Author:

Anurag Malani, MD
Medical Director
St. Joseph Mercy Health System
No relevant financial disclosures

Revising Author:

Ann Fisher, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
No relevant financial disclosures

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2019
Course expires: 
03/01/2021
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