Curriculum and Programs

The MARR Coalition offers free educational curriculum and programs for students, consumers, and healthcare providers. These are all designed to promote appropriate antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

In order to download the free curriculum, you may need to provide us with some basic information about who you are and who/where you will be presenting this information. We also ask that after you have completed presenting this information you submit our presenter evaluation form and also our host evaluation form. By providing this information you are helping us to continually improve this free service that we offer to the community to better educate the importance of understanding proper antibiotic use. We will not use your personal information for any soliciting, or sell your information to any third party. This is strictly for internal use to continually improve our curriculum/programs.


New Curriculum Now Available!

High School Biology/Health Curriculum

“Viruses and Bacteria, Antibiotic Development, and Antibiotic Resistance”
This program includes: For the teacher:

→ Continue to the curriculum/programs download center to submit your information and download this free curriculum.


MARR Community Education Program
"Antibiotics & You"

This award-winning, 45-minute interactive program is designed for consumers of all ages to help them better understand antibiotics, antibiotic resistance, and how to use these lifesaving medicines appropriately. The presentation is directed toward students in grades 3 - 6. However, it can be used for any audience. Content includes:

Interested in bringing Antibiotics & You to your school or organization?

MARR makes it easy for you to do it yourself with our easy to follow instructional video.

“Antibiotics & You” earned the 2003 Award for Excellence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has been adopted by several other state coalitions nationwide for use in their community education programs.

→ Continue to the curriculum/programs download center to submit your information and download this free curriculum.


MARR Healthcare Provider Education Program
Antibiotics in the Treatment of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

This free, CME-accredited webinar was developed by the MARR Coalition and Wayne State University School of Medicine to promote appropriate management of upper respiratory infections. Healthcare professionals can obtain free CME credits until December 31, 2013. Click here to access the webinar.

Specifically designed for Michigan primary care practitioners, including physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, the presentation includes information about antibiotic resistance, treatment guidelines for upper respiratory infections (URIs), and strategies to improve patient satisfaction when antibiotics are requested but not necessary for the treatment of the illness. It also provides useful advice on how to establish effective practice protocols that improve patient outcomes by setting reasonable expectations for URI treatment and management. The program is conveniently divided into three, one-hour modules:

Upon completion, participants in this program will:

Healthcare professionals can obtain free CME credits until December 31, 2013. Click here to access the webinar.