Antimicrobial Stewardship – Frequently Asked Questions

Below are questions and answers related to Antimicrobial Stewardship programs, including their implementation, interventions, methods of measuring outcomes and other ASP topics. If you have additional ASP related questions, please contact us at

Q.1: Where can I go for ASP training?

The following associations provide education about Antimicrobial Stewardship including ASP principles and how to develop and maintain a program and/or core ID knowledge.

Q.2: Where can I find additional resources on how to implement an ASP?

The following associations provide toolkits, resources or how-to guides on implementing and maintaining a Stewardship Program:

Q.3: Where can I find more information on data collection and ASP metrics?

The following links provide information on the types of metrics that can be used for an ASP and some tools and resources on how to collect the data.

Q.4: Where can I go to for guidelines or position statements on antimicrobial stewardship?

The following are associations that provide recommendations about antimicrobial stewardship.

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Updated 22 Oct 2019