Pediatric ASP Toolkit

How to Guide: Starting an Outpatient ASP

Starting an Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Program

How to utilize the toolkit?

The structure of any antibiotic stewardship program should include the core elements of an outpatient antibiotic stewardship program. This toolkit has a section for each core element.

Key steps for starting an antibiotic stewardship program are listed below with links to sections within the toolkit that have more information and resources. The following should help you incorporate the core elements into your program:

1. Build the case for outpatient antimicrobial stewardship

2. Commitment to Improve Use

3. Develop and implement at least one action for policy and practice

4. Tracking and Reporting

5. Education

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