Antibiotic Stewardship News Posts

National Drug Take Back Day | April 30, 2022

National Drug Take Back Day | April 30, 2022

During the COVID-19 health crisis, it's more important than ever to remove the risk and keep your loved ones safe. Unused prescription drugs can be dangerous, especially for children, teens and even pets. Misused medications can lead to accidental overdose or...

Access the UPDATED CDC Antibiotic Resistance Website

Access the UPDATED CDC Antibiotic Resistance Website

The CDC has recently updated its Antibiotic Resistance Website to better engage and share information on antibiotic resistance (AR) in the United States and around the world. We all have a role to play—from travelers, animal owners, and care givers to patients and...

Reducing Antipsychotic Medication Use: The Resident Prioritization Tool Can Help Identify Where to Start

Opioids: Fill with Care | Safety Considerations When Using Opioids

Submitted by: Laura Anderson, Assistant Director of the Behavioral Health Division, ND Department of Human Services We have all heard about the opioid crisis and the impact it is having on our family, friends, businesses and communities. Every aspect of the opioid...

Be Antibiotics Aware: Protect your Patients

Be Antibiotics Aware: Protect your Patients

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging healthcare professionals to prescribe antibiotics only when necessary to help fight antibiotic resistance and the spread of superbugs and to protect their patients from antibiotic-related adverse drug...

Antibiotics, Immunizations and Sepsis: Connecting the Dots | Great Plains QIN Webinar and Resources

Connecting the Dots: Antibiotics, Immunizations and Sepsis

Hats, mittens, cough drops and Kleenex become common shopping list items as the winter season approaches. Protection against the cold and supplies to fight a cold seem to be connected. Infections are a growing health concern and the Great Plains Quality Innovation...

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