Toolkit for Reduction of Clostridium difficile Infections Through Antimicrobial Stewardship

Ø 1L TOOL: Assessing Resource Needs

Purpose: To identify resources needed to initially implement and later sustain an ASP for reducing C. difficile. The ASP team may revise or amend assessment as implementation proceeds and other resources are needed.

Source: Developed by AHRQ Pressure Ulcer Prevention Toolkit project team.

Instructions: Complete checklist to assess resources available and resources needed.

Resource Needs Assessment Needed:
Notes on What Is Needed
Other resources:    
Education department    
Facilities and supplies    
Physical therapy/occupational therapy consultation on work practices    
Interdisciplinary implementation team    
Nonclinical time for team meetings and activities    
Information Technology support    
Specific products/tools (e.g., mattress surfaces)    

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Page last reviewed September 2012
Internet Citation: Ø 1L TOOL: Assessing Resource Needs. September 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.