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Kansas HAI/AR Advisory Group

2018 Logo Kansas Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Advisory Group


The Advisory Group is co-led by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's (KDHE) Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Program and the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC). The membership of the advisory group is comprised of subject-matter experts from a broad spectrum of disciplines, healthcare settings and services, in both human and animal health. Subcommittees meet to coordinate statewide antimicrobial stewardship and healthcare-associated infections prevention activities.


Antimicrobial Stewardship

The purpose of this subcommittee is to promote, through a targeted approach, antimicrobial stewardship principles and practices among providers and consumers.

Detection and Outbreak Response


Infection Prevention: Infrastructure, Standards, and Practice


Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms


Pharmacy Antibiotic Stewardship Taskforce

The purpose of this subcommittee is to educate and incorporate community pharmacies and patients to promote appropriate antimicrobial prescribing throughout the state of Kansas.


Patient Advocacy


Upcoming Advisory Group Meetings

April 12, 2019 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Medical Plaza West Building, Room 10
10500 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS 66215
July 12, 2019 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wesley Medical Center
550 N Hillside, Cessna Room
Wichita, KS 67214
November 8, 2019 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Newman Regional Health
Newman Conference Center
1201 W 12th Ave
Emporia, KS 66801

Upcoming Educational Events

Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (schedule and webcast link postings)

Upcoming Member Presentations