“There is no one to pick up the pieces”: Sustainability of antibiotic stewardship programs in nursing homes

  27 October 2020

Although many interconnected factors impact the sustainability of an ASP, nursing homes may be able to sustain an ASP by focusing on 3 critical areas: (1) explicit support by nursing home leadership, (2) external partnerships with professionals with antibiotic stewardship expertise and internal interprofessional collaborations, and (3) consistent education and training for all staff.

Author(s): Sandhya Seshadri, Christina B. Felsen, Craig R. Sellers and Ghinwa K. Dumyati
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