Amy Webb presented Collaborating with Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Team using NHSN Data at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 2021 Annual Conference. She described the required data elements to submit into the NHSN Antimicrobial Use and Resistance (AUR) Module and reviewed how to interpret AUR Module analysis reports.

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For U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, Erin O’Leary along with Emily Spivak, MD, MHS, FIDSA, presented the 2019 NHSN Annual Hospital Survey results for the antibiotic stewardship program Core Element uptake. They also provided practical suggestions for enhancing stewardship activities in critical access hospitals. Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA from CDC’s Division Quality Healthcare Promotion and Natalia…

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