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Antimicrobial Stewardship & Infection Prevention

Antimicrobial Stewardship & Infection Prevention


Aout the Program:

The Ohio State Network for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention

The program is designed to provide consulting and outreach services to community based hospitals in Ohio and surrounding states. Ohio State will collaborate with hospitals by linking resources and expertise from OSU with existing infection control and pharmacy staff in outreach facilities.

 

Program Goals Include:
Building a network of facilities to provide collaborative support to decrease healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance through assistance with:
o        Antimicrobial stewardship implementation
o        Surveillance & benchmarking of healthcare associated infections
o        Policy development
o        Outbreak investigation
o        Educational programs
o        Program development