Antibiotic Stewardship

Resources & Tools

*NEW* Patient Safety- Best Practices Toolkit- Cynosure Health

*NEW* Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting- Cynosure Health

ABS Tracking Tool – [Uploaded August, 2019]

ABS Outpatient Tool 

Clostridium Difficile Testing Consensus Statement – Montana Infection Disease Physician Network [December 2017]

Inter-facility Infection Control Transfer Form – [Center for Disease Control]

Inter-facility Infection Control Transfer Worksheet – [Mountain Pacific Quality Health]


Montana Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative



Montana Flex Program:

Flex Programs are requiring submission to the 2017 NHSN Facility Survey as it relates to antibiotic stewardship.  It is anticipated that the survey will be available January 2018.  CDC encourages CAHs to have this completed by March 1, 2018.  Note: Newly enrolled facilities will be asked to complete a survey upon enrollment.

How to Complete NHSN Survey

NHSN Survey (paper copy)


 MBQIP Monthly: June 2019 (PDF Document – 5 pages) – CAHs Can!: Rural Success: High-performing CAHs Take Action for Antibiotic Stewardship


Montana Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN)


Mountain Pacific Quality Health



Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services: Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program


University of Montana: Skaggs School of Pharmacy