To use the Protect Me Toolkit please click on each letter below to jump straight to a section or simply scroll down through each section.
If you're a BEVA member you can download the full toolkit as a PDF and access our templates by logging into your account.
Develop protocols for antimicrobial usage by:
To help you develop your protocols download our Protect Me policy templates.
These templates have been designed so you can fill them in when developing your own policies. When downloading them please ensure you open them on your computer rather than web browser before editing them.
The practice policy template will enable you to set dose and routes of administration of common antimicrobials. (note: if you open the form in a web browser you may lose some functionality).
The example practical protocol will take you through the decision making process for use of protected antimicrobials.
Develop rational protocols for prophylaxis by
Reduce or replace antimicrobials for
Select appropriate drugs
Use bacterial culture promptly, especially when clinical response is less than expected or when long term therapy is suspected.
To help you inform your team and clients we've provided useful resources below.
Use the BEVA no antibiotic prescription form when you are note prescribing antibiotics
Use our poster to promote the importance of protecting antibiotics to clients
Share our safeguarding antibiotics Q&A to provide clients with further information.
Ensure your vets are up to date with the latest antimicrobial resistance research with EVJ's collection of recently published articles
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