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Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS)

Commission resources

The Commission has a number of patient safety and quality programs in place to support improved antimicrobial stewardship in Australia. These resources include:

The Commission has also worked with a number of other agencies to develop the following antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control resources:

Australian resources and links

The links below provide relevant information on antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control work that is happening in Australia.

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.

International resources and links

The links below provide relevant information on antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control work that is happening 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.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Videos

Why is Antimicrobial Stewardship important? – video

What do we do when antibiotics don’t work anymore? – video

Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI)

The Commission has also worked with a number of other national agencies to develop the following infection prevention and control resources:

Australian resources and links

The links below provide relevant information on infection prevention and control work that is happening in Australia.

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.

International resources and links

The links below provide relevant information on antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control work that is happening 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.

Hospital Acquired Complications (HACS) List

National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards