Information for clinicians - Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard contains eight quality statements that describe the care that clinicians should provide to consumers when they have an infection, or are at risk of an infection. Learn what the standard means for clinicians and the other resources available.
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard was updated in November 2020, and includes the eight quality statements listed below and ten indicators.
An informative webinar describing what's new in the standard was conducted in collaboration with The Society of Hospital Pharmacists (SHPA).
Useful resources from the Commission
2020Guide, user guide or guidelines
This fact sheet explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for clinicians and for patient care.
2020Publication, report or update
The 2020 Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard describes the key components of care for patients who have an infection or who or at risk of an infection. It contains eight quality statements and ten indicators.
2023Fact sheet or brochure
This document provides guidance for healthcare services to support the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programs in general practice.