Check out the Facebook live video from Outbreak Prevention and Response Week.

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, and Jason Newland, MD, MEd, Washington University infectious diseases experts at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals recently discussed best practices for antibiotic stewardship and containment of multidrug resistant organisms in a Facebook Live video to mark Outbreak Prevention and Response Week, hosted by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Antibiotic stewardship and safe prescribing practices play an important role in the fight against multidrug resistant organisms. They are central to preventing the emergence and limiting the spread of these dangerous pathogens. During their discussion, Drs. Babcock and Newland demonstrated why these strategies are an important component of prevention and response to infectious diseases. Check out the video here