Below is a listing of helpful and important links relating to antimicrobial stewardship practices and recommendations:
As of 2016, antimicrobial stewardship is now an Accreditation Canada Required Organizational Practice for Canadian acute care hospitals.
Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada is the national association representing physicians, clinical microbiologists and researchers specializing in the fields of medical microbiology and infectious diseases.
Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) - Learn about five things patients and physicians should question when using antimicrobials to treat infections.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America's (IDSA) latest practice guidelines relating to antimicrobial stewardship and management of infectious diseases.
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America promotes the prevention of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance and to advance the fields of healthcare epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship
An association of pharmacists and other allied health care professionals committed to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents and supporting practice, teaching and research in infectious diseases.
The Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Alliance (CARA) is an online research portal designed to aid and educate Canadian healthcare providers on the escalating issue of antimicrobial resistance in Canada.