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Campaign to
Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings

Example Central Venous Insertion Form

Long-term care

March 2004


Spotlight: 27,000 nursing home residents have antibiotic-resistant infections.
In conjunction with National Nursing Home Week, find out how to prevent infections in nursing home residents. more info...

Tools for Clinicians
who treat:
-Hospitalized Adults
-Dialysis Patients
-Surgical Patients
-Hospitalized Children
-Long-term Care residents

Browse by type of tool:
-Fact Sheets (online)
-Laminated Cards (order)
-Notepads (order)
-Posters (order)
-Slide Sets (online)
-Tips for patients

About the Campaign
Why a Campaign?
Goals & Methods


How to Get Involved

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How to Order Posters and Cards

CDC's Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings, 2002

Other CDC Web Resources
for Antimicrobial resistance

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The CDC's Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance aims to prevent antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings. The campaign centers on four main strategies: prevent infection, diagnose and treat infection, use antimicrobials wisely, and prevent transmission. Within the context of these strategies, multiple 12-step programs are being developed targeting clinicians who treat specialty-specific patient populations including hospitalized adults, dialysis patients, surgical patients, hospitalized children, and long-term care patients. Educational tools and materials are being developed for each patient population.