Section 3: Educating and Coaching on Antimicrobial Stewardship (Self Study for medical students)

Content in this section is available through 3 communication skills eLearning scenarios. These include:

  • Educating and Coaching on AS - Deference to Seniority
  • Educating and Coaching on AS - De-escalation and the Outlier Prescriber 
  • Educating and Coaching on AS - Overly Broad Empiricism

When you are ready to begin:

Ideally, you will begin by reading a brief primer on AS-related communication skills and behavioral psychology.

Next, complete the eLearning modules, starting with,  "Deference to Seniority" first.  

This section also contains a NARROWS mnemonic and reference pocket card to help you structure and remember AS communication skills to positively influence the prescribing habits of others. 

Target Audience

Infectious Diseases Professionals and others who desire to learn more about antimicrobial stewardship but are not in a participating fellowship program, no longer in fellowship, or would like to gain more knowledge on the subject.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this section, you will be able to:

  • Explain key behavioral psychology concepts that influence antimicrobial prescribing
  • Propose effective techniques to change antimicrobial prescribing practices
  • Use provider education techniques to effect change in antimicrobial prescribing
  • Demonstrate communication skills to influence antimicrobial prescribing habits of others

NOTE: Because this curriculum was initially designed specifically for fellows, you may hear repeated reference to "fellows", "stewards in training" or "fellows/trainees".

Course summary
Course opens: 
04/04/2020
Course expires: 
04/01/2021
Cost:
$0.00

AS Curriculum Workgroup COI Summary Reviewed April 2017 by Rachel Simmons, MD No conflicts found

NameIndividual's Role in ActivityName of Commercial InterestNature of Relationship
Abbo, LillianWorkgroup memberPfizer BrazilHonoraria
Advani, SonaliWorkgroup memberNabriva TherapeuticsAdvisory/Consultant Role
Amstrong, WendyWorkgroup memberNone 
Barsoumian, AliceWorkgroup memberNone 
Beeler, ColeWorkgroup memberNone 
Bystritsky, RachelWorkgroup memberNone 
Cherabuddi, KartikWorkgroup memberGatoradeStart - up Research Fund
  NIH (Medimmune)Research Grant
Cohen, SethWorkgroup memberNone 
Hamilton, KeithWorkgroup memberNone 
Ince, DilekWorkgroup memberAnsun PharmaResearch Grant
Justo, Julie AnnWorkgroup memberNone 
Logan, AshleighStaffNone 
Luther, VeraWorkgroup memberNone 
Lynch, JohnWorkgroup memberAstellas Pharmaceuticals, Juno TherapeuticsAdvisory/Consultant Role
Nori, PriyaWorkgroup memberNone 
Ohl, ChristopherWorkgroup memberParatek, Bayer, Cempra PharmaceuticalsAdvisory/Consultant Role
Patel, PayalWorkgroup memberNone 
Pottinger, PaulWorkgroup memberMcGraw Hill, ElsevierHonoraria
Schwartz, BrianWorkgroup memberNone 
Spicer, JenniferWorkgroup memberNone 
Stack, ConorWorkgroup memberNone 
Zhou, YuanWorkgroup memberNone 
Shnekendorf, RachelStaffNone 

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

PCs Running Window

  • Windows 10  
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome

Apple Computers Running OSX

  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome