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.
Tamar Barlam, MD, MSc
Emily Sydnor, MD, MS
Lead Revising Author:
Anurag Malani, MD
Ann Fisher, MD