The CDC presents…“Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: Nurses Role in Antibiotic Stewardship” The CDC estimates that at least 2 million people are infected with antibiotic resistant bacteria and at least 23,000 people die each year as a result of those infections. As the most trusted profession that spends that most time with […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presents… “CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Investment Map” Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. The CDC AR Investment Map is a public web app providing information on the CDC’s key AR activities by state, including visually-appealing, printable state and some city-specific fact […]
Healthy Food in Healthcare, Part 3: The Role of Procurement in Preventing Antibiotic Overuse in Food Production
PREVIOUSLY RECORDED: This webinar will focus on how hospitals can use their purchasing power to engage in cross-sector or market transformation procurement strategies to prevent antibiotic overuse in food production while still making the business case.
Healthy Food in Healthcare, Part 2: Opportunities for Health Professional Engagement: Clinical Advocacy on Policies and Procurement Resolutions
PREVIOUSLY RECORDED: This webinar will feature three physicians active in efforts to promote comprehensive antibiotic stewardship using a three-pronged approach: clinical practice, food purchasing and policy advocacy. Current research will be reviewed and tangible suggestions about how health professionals, particularly clinicians, can serve as leaders in stewardship of antibiotics in food production will be discussed.
Healthy Food in Healthcare, Part 1: Foundations: Emerging Science, Food Production Practices and Federal Policy
PREVIOUSLY RECORDED: This webinar will outline the foundational issues around antibiotic use in animal agriculture, and provide an overview of the current policy landscape.