Results of a Veterans Affairs employee education program on antimicrobial stewardship for older adults.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe a course in the Veterans Affairs (VA) Employee Education System designed to engage nursing staff working in VA long-term care facilities as partners in antimicrobial stewardship. We found that the course addressed an important knowledge gap. Our outcomes suggest opportunities to engage nursing staff in advancing antimicrobial stewardship, particularly in the long-term care setting.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Heath, B; Bernhardt, J; Michalski, TJ; Crnich, CJ; Moehring, R; Schmader, KE; Olds, D; Higgins, PA; Jump, RLP

Published Date

  • March 1, 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 349 - 351

PubMed ID

  • 26553404

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC6864726

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-3296

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.09.026


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States