Toolkit for Reduction of Clostridium difficile Infections Through Antimicrobial Stewardship
Ø 1G TOOL: Assessing Leadership Support
Purpose: To assess senior administrative leadership support for improving C. difficile prevention and allocating neededresources for improvement activities.
Source: Developed by ERASE C. difficile project team.
Instructions: Complete checklist, review responses to ascertain the level of leadership support, and consider which areas and strategies need strengthening.
|Leadership Support Assessment||Yes||No||Partial||Comment|
|C. difficile prevention beyond current practices is a high priority within the facility|
|There are visible role models/champions for antimicrobial stewardship for reducing C. difficile|
|The facility has implemented antimicrobial stewardship policies|
|There is a dedicated budget allocated for infection control activities|
|The budget includes funding for education and training on infection control, including antimicrobial targeting|
|The budget includes funding for information technology to support infection control, including antimicrobial targeting|