Antimicrobial Stewardship Resources: For Health Care Professionals and Administrators
1) For Health Care Providers
The Saskatchwean Health Authority uses Spectrum as our official antibiogram app. Visit their website or search for "Spectrum" wherever you get your apps to download the free app on your mobile device and connect to your local antibiogram data today.
If you would like to access the pdf document, please visit the Saskatchewan Health Authority Library website to view the most recent antibiogram files for your local area.
Tools for Patient and Health Care Provider Education
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Program has developed tools to aid in both patient and health care professional education around issues of antimicrobial stewardship. We will also share tools developed by other organizations in this section.
For educational videos about antimicrobial stewardship, click here.
Viral Prescription Pads
Viral prescription pads outline the diagnosis and treatment options of a viral infection. It is a useful tool in providing thorough care for patients with viral infections, while avoiding uneccessary antibiotic prescriptions, and is even available in multiple languages.
Pamphlets and posters from the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and RxFiles for patient education.
Do Bugs Need Drugs: provides a pocket book of infectious diseases and treatment, as well as information and educational tools about antimicrobial resistance and stewardship.
RxFiles: provides objective, comparitive drug information.
Choosing Wisely: provides evidenced-based guidance for clinical care, determined by physicians, for physicians.
2) For Administrators and Policy Makers
Relevant Articles and Information
Phone us at 306-766-3520
Email our team at Antimicrobial.Stewardship@saskhealthauthority.ca
We are located at:
Regina General Hospital
4B32, 1440 14th Ave
Regina, SK, S4P 0W5