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Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is a coherent set of actions that promote the optimal use of antimicrobials in a way that ensures sustainable access to effective therapy for all in need.1 ASPs aim to improve patient outcomes and safety and address inappropriate use of antimicrobials. Core elements identified in successful ASPs include leadership commitment, prescriber accountability, drug expertise, and education of clinicians and patients, among others.2 The general framework of an ASP has ideally three components:1
Delivering an Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme is a multi staged process requiring a coordinated response from a range of healthcare professionals. To support with this, Pfizer have created an Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit for healthcare professionals looking to enhance their antimicrobial stewardship capabilities. The AMS toolkit contains a variety of resources designed to offer advice, suggestions and tips for implementing and maintaining AMS programmes within the secondary healthcare setting.
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Leading an AMS programme is a multi-faceted process requiring a coordinated response that engages colleagues and supports their active involvement. This pack is designed to help you and your AMS Champions deliver excellent and consistent patient care through collaboration between all members of the team.
As an AMS Champion you play a key role in engaging with colleagues and supporting their active involvement with Antimicrobial Stewardship. The items within this pack are designed to help AMS Champions develop excellent and consistent patient care through collaboration with all members of the hospital team.
Click here for Prescribing Information for Cresemba (isavuconazole), Zavicefta (ceftazidime-avibactam) and Zinforo (ceftaroline fosamil)
We have a variety of educational resources aimed at supporting Healthcare Professsionals looking to enhance their knowledge of AMR and Stewardship.
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