#BeAntibioticsAware: CDC Releases Online Resources to Kick Off Antibiotic Awareness Week
November 15, 2017 | Risk Management News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on November 15, 2017, announced a national educational effort to combat antibiotic resistance. The release of Be Antibiotics Aware: Smart Use, Best Care coincides with the beginning of U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week and World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The effort provides resources to help healthcare professionals and patients practice safe antibiotic use. It is designed to reinforce the concept that “smart use is the best care," CDC said.