Patient Information (Sub-Category)

Information for Patients and Families

Using the right antibiotics in the right way at the right time

Antimicrobial Stewardship is a patient safety practice to ensure optimal antibiotic use.  Using antibiotics appropriately reduces the risk of being exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria create challenges in the ability to appropriately treat the infections, which can put an individual’s health at further risk.

The Mount Sinai Hospital - University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program is committed to patient safety and ensuring patients get the right antibiotics, when they need them.

To learn more about our program, please click on the About ASP

For information on ways to use antibiotics wisely, please refer to the Antibiotic Awareness Website.

Information brochures on infections can be found at both Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network websites.

For additional links, please click here.