Antibiotics (Basel) 2021 May 20;10(5). Epub 2021 May 20.
Department Biomolecular Health Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Yalelaan 1, 3584 CL Utrecht, The Netherlands.
A holistic approach to antimicrobial use (AMU) and prescribing is needed to combat the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Previously, an antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) was developed, introduced, and evaluated in 44 Dutch companion animal clinics, which resulted in an optimization of AMU. As a follow-up to this, an online course was developed to promote awareness of AMU, AMR, and responsible antimicrobial prescribing. Read More