Healthcare Provider with Patient

    Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship

EducationCore Element Four: Education and Expertise

Patient, provider, and staff educational resources:

For Patients:
  1. Viruses or Bacteria: What’s Got You Sick? - English
  2. Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer - English Spanish
  3. Antibiotic Safety Do’s and Don’ts at the Dentist
  4. Warfarin - Antibiotic Patient Education
  5. Sinusitis Patient Education
  6. Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer – CDC Be Antibiotics Aware video

Short Educational Videos for Consumers, Patients/Families/Caregivers

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For Providers:
  1. Prevent HAIs (and use antibiotics appropriately) with these provider education tools on appropriate antibiotic use.
  2. Antibiotic Safety Do’s and Don’ts at the Dentist
  3. A Commitment to Our Patients about Antibiotics - Version 2 | Version 3
  4. CDC Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work - Adult Treatment Recommendations
  5. CDC Get Smart – Prescription Pad
  6. Pediatric Treatment Recommendation
  7. UCSF – Adults outpatient
  8. Nursing Home Training Sessions Introduction (Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotic Stewardship, C. difficile)
  9. How to Read and Interpret an Antibiogram (YouTube Video)
  10. Antimicrobial/Anticoagulant Interaction Reference for Clinicians
  11. Guide for Nitrofurantoin Product Selection
  12. Antimicrobial/Anticoagulant Interaction Reference for Community Pharmacists
  13. Fluoroquinolone Fact Sheet

Short Educational Videos for prescribers/pharmacists


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Teresa Lubowski, Pharm. D., B.S.
Pharmacist - Quality Improvement
20 Corporate Woods Blvd
Albany NY 12211
Tel: 518-320-3525
Fax: 518- 426-3418

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Jennifer Thomas, PharmD
Medication Safety, Immunizations, & 
Antibiotic Stewardship 
Atlantic Quality Innovation Network – District of Columbia 
7067 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 290 
Columbia, Maryland 21046 
Tel: 410-872-9698 
(800) 876-3362, Ext. 11565 
Secure Fax (516) 233-3355

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Christine Wlodarczyk, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
Quality Specialist, SC-AQIN/QIO
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME)
12040 Regency Parkway, Suite 100,
Cary, NC 27518
Direct: 803-212-7520
Fax: 516-233-3358