Nursing Assistants

Nursing assistants are often the ones who know nursing home residents best, observe changes in condition, and communicate with residents, families, and with nursing staff. If you work as a nursing assistant in a nursing home, you have both the responsibility for providing accurate information to nurses. In doing this part of your job, you need to understand the complex and changing issues around antibiotic use.

Below are downloadable materials that explain some of these issues.

Click here to download brochure on antibiotic use in nursing homes

Click here to download two page fact sheet on antibiotics in nursing homes