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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term Care Facilities

The following resources have been developed in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Toward Optimized Practice and are intended to:

  • Provide a consistent approach to clinical assessment and management of urinary tract infections and nursing home acquired pneumonia for residents in long term care facilities.
  • Facilitate communication of signs and symptoms between long term care facilities and physicians.
UTI in Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF)
Checklist for UTI in LTCF
Nurse Educator Slides – UTI in LTCF
Nurse Educator Speaking Notes – UTI in LTCF
FAQ for Families, Guardians and Health Care Aides – UTI in LTCF
Clinical Practice Guideline for UTI in LTCF from Toward Optimized Practice
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Long-Term Care Residents, Management Toolkit, from AMMI Canada

 

Nursing Home Acquired Pneumonia (NHAP)
Checklist for NHAP
Nurse Educator Slides – NHAP
Nurse Educator Speaking Notes – NHAP
FAQ for Families, Guardians and Health Care Aides – NHAP
Clinical Practice Guideline for NHAP from Toward Optimized Practice
Antimicrobial Stewardship posters