Are you at a facility that is receiving a patient in transfer?

Does the transferring hospital have a higher rate of antibiotic-resistant organisms than your facility?

Is your facility able to handle problems related to resistant organisms?

Are there patients at your facility that would be susceptible for rapid spread of a resistant organism?

Do you make use of a standard transfer form for such patients?

Is the patient known to have an organism that is antibiotic-resistant?

Does the patient need to be in isolation or to have special precautions?

Are you aware of what specific antibiotics are being given to the patient and why?

Does the patient have any risk factors for resistant organisms such as an indwelling device?

Are results of screening tests for antibiotic-resistant organisms available?


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