Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) resources and links

A range of Australian and international resources are available to support and improve Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) programs in health service organisations and in other sectors, which improve patient safety and support the prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Commission resources

The Commission's AMS resources include:

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

2018
Publication, report or update

The Commission also supports the NPS Medicinewise – Antimicrobial prescribing courses and two antimicrobial use surveillance programs as part of the AURA Surveillance System:

Australian resources and links

The links below provide information on Australian AMS and infection prevention and control work.

Disclaimer: These links are provided for convenience only and should not be construed as an endorsement by the Commonwealth of Australia; conversely omissions should not be construed as non-endorsement.

See below for your state / territory AMS resources:

International resources and links

The links below provide information on AMS and infection prevention and control work from around the world.

Disclaimer: These links are provided for convenience only and should not be construed as an endorsement by the Commonwealth of Australia; conversely omissions should not be construed as non-endorsement.

Coming soon

Video resources relating to an introduction to antibiotic therapy, and the spectrum of activity and use of selected antibiotics are currently being updated.