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OASCN Resources | Stewardship Intervention Data

These resources were developed by the OASCN Collaborative between 2021-2022.

Relevant Didactics:

  • Using your data and QI Tools for Stewardship (Kurlen Payton): Slides | Video
  • PDSA for Stewardship. A Creative Endeavor (Kurlen Payton): Slides | Video
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Preterm Infants (Bill Benitz): Slides | Video

Relevant References: 

Cantey JB et al. Reducing unnecessary antibiotic use in the neonatal intensive care unit (SCOUT): a prospective interrupted time-series study. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 Oct;16:1178.

Arora V et al. Optimizing antibiotic use for early onset sepsis: A tertiary NICU experience. J Neonatal Perinatal Med 2019;12(3):301.

Dukhovny D, et al. A collaborative multicenter QI initiative to improve antibiotic stewardship in newborns. Pediatrics 2019;144:e20190589.

Meeker D et al. Effect of behavioral interventions on inappropriate antibiotic prescribing among primary care practices a randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2016;315(6):5.

Hamdy R et al. Reducing vancomycin Use in a level IV NICU. Pediatrics. 2020;146(2):e20192963

Chiu CH et al. Effectiveness of a guideline to reduce vancomycin use in the neonatal intensive care unit. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011;30(4):273-278.