We issue monthly newsletters to DASON members to keep hospital clinical pharmacists and physicians involved in antimicrobial stewardship programs up-to-date about technical, timely, and important news regarding antimicrobial stewardship topics.

Below is a list of newsletters you can access if you join Dason

Date Sort descending Title
July 2015 Antimicrobial Medication Use Evaluations (MUE) for community hospitals
August 2015 Does DASON have any guidance on the new severe sepsis core measure?
September 2015 CDC Releases Core Elements Guidance for Stewardship in Nursing Homes
October 2015 The STOP-IT trial: a randomized controlled trial on antibiotic duration for intra-abdominal infections
November 2015 Challenges with therapy for Clostridium difficile infection: metronidazole vs. vancomycin
December 2015 DASON responds to The Joint Commission’s Proposed Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard
January 2016 A field guide: covering MRSA when treating SSTI and pneumonia
February 2016 Keeping track of antimicrobial usage: The Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment Portal (ASAP)
March 2016 “You cannot manage what you cannot measure”: understanding nuances in antimicrobial use metrics
April 2016 Navigating the CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Patient Safety Atlas
May 2016 Spotlight on stewardship: The new IDSA/SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Guidelines
June 2016 The dangers of fluoroquinolone use: FDA weighs in