Step 1: Registration

  1. Participants in the program must first register for an account. To do so, visit the REDCap Registration survey.
  2. While completing registration, ensure you select Antibiotic Stewardship Survey in the Projects list.
  3. If you don’t know your Medicare/Medicaid CCN number, or you don’t have one, just type N/A.
  4. Once we receive your registration request, we will create your account and grant access to the appropriate projects. Because this is a manual process, it make take several business days.
  5. When your account has been generated, you will receive an automated e-mail. Use the link in the e-mail to log in to REDCap and set your password.

Step 2: Data Entry

  1. Log in to REDCap (
  2. Click My Projects on the top navigation bar.
  3. Open the Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship project.
  4. Click Add/Edit Records on the left navigation bar.
  5. In the Choose an existing Record ID box, one record will be available for each organization you represent; click on that record to open it.
  6. Each record consists of one Facility Information form and any number of Checklist forms.
  7. To edit your Facility Information, click on the circle next to Facility Information.
  8. Make any necessary changes, then mark the form as CompleteIncomplete, or Unverified, as appropriate.
  9. To add a checklist, click on the gray circle under Phase I.
  10. Complete the survey, then mark the form as CompleteIncomplete, or Unverified, as appropriate. Click Save and Exit Form to save it.
  11. Once you have a completed checklist, you can click +Add New to add additional checklists. Your Quality Improvement representative will suggest a timeline for adding and updating your checklists, such as monthly or quarterly. Your most recent checklist responses will automatically carry forward when you create a new checklist.