Antibiotic Awareness Escape Room
Created on October 17, 2023
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Breakout: Antimicrobial Stewardship Edition
You'll need to use your knowledge of antimicrobial stewadship to find the secret formula and break your patient out of this escape room! Good luck!
Group the items together correctly to get the first number for the passcode you need to escape!
Differentiate between the following viruses and bacteria.
The first number of your password is...
Answer the questions correctly to get the next part of your passcode!
A veteran has a routine urinalysis with culture that reveals bacteria.. The veteran denies any symptoms. What should the next step be?
Educate the veteran that there is no cause for concern at this time and to notify provider if they develop dysuria, pyuria, hematuria, or fever.
Order a repeat U/A with culture
Start the veteran on antibotics.
Correct! Next: A veteran reports sneezing, cough, and nasal congestion for 7 days. He denies a fever or shortness of breath. The veteran should:
Receive a sputum culture and chest x-ray
Return home and continue monitoring symptoms. Notify provider if he develops shortness of breath, fever, or symptoms continue to worsen.
Immediately start antibiotics because viral illnesses do not typically display symptoms for this long.
Correct! Next: Approximately __% of antibiotics prescribed in the US annually are unnecessary.
The second number of your password is...
Uh oh...your patient may be at risk for...RESISTANCE. Answer the following questions about antimicrobial resistance correctly to save your Veteran and escape!
Which of the following is a modifiable risk factor that leads to antibiotic resistance around the world?
Guidelines for infection prevention and control
Lack of new diagnostics and vaccines
Correct! Next: Compared to patient infected with antibiotic-susceptible bacteria, patients with antibiotic-resistant infections can have:
Longer hospital stays
Higher healthcare costs
All of the above
Correct! Next: True or false? Use of antibiotics by one individual does not affect the risk of developing an antibiotic-resistant infection among other people.
The third number of your password is...
You have discovered the secret formula!