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Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum for High School Students

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing public health threat and many high school students express interest in this important topic. This curriculum is appropriate for all grade levels of high school science or health science classes. The slides are intended to cover 1-class period, with a short in-class assignment, at-home assignment, and group project. Additional resources are provided in the curricular outline for teachers interested in expanding the content. Sign-up below as a Registered Resource User of this free content in order to access the curriculum materials.

Curriculum Materials for Teachers

Curriculum Outline: Lesson overview and outline

Student Module: Slide deck containing antimicrobial stewardship content

Click the image to see six smart facts about antibiotic use

Student Handouts

In Class Assignments: Folder containing in class assignments

At Home Assignments: Folder containing at home assignments

Kids Activity BookStudents can be encouraged to share this with younger siblings or grade school students in their district

Sample In-Class activity

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Content creator:


  Bethany Wattles, PharmD, MHA

  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  University of Louisville School of Medicine

These resources were funded by an education grant from SIDP.  Support also received from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Department for Medicaid Services through a State University Partnership Contract.

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