Journal article

An international inventory of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) training programmes for AMS teams

Naomi Weier, Dilip Nathwani, Karin Thursky, Thomas Tangden, Vera Vlahovic-Palcevski, Oliver Dyar, Bojana Beovi, Gabriel Levy Hara, Rahul Patel, Celine Pulcini, Syed Tabish R Zaidi

JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Healthcare professionals are increasingly expected to lead antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) initiatives. This role in complex healthcare environments requires specialized training. OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the types of AMS training programmes available to clinicians seeking to play a lead role in AMS. We aimed to identify clinicians' awareness of AMS training programmes, characteristics of AMS training programmes available and potential barriers to participation. METHODS: AMS training programmes available were identified by members of the ESCMID Study Group for Antimicrobial Stewardship (ESGAP) via an online survey and through an online search in 2018. Individual training..

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