Journal Club Archive 2017

NCAS Journal Club Archive

Welcome to the Webinar archive page. 
Below we have links to the talks presented at the monthly NCAS Journal Club meetings.

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Lesley Hawes, NCAS PhD Fellow, Monash University

Antibiotic use in general practice.
Dr. David Kong, Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Ballarat Health Services; NCAS CI

Antimicrobial stewardship: $ and availability.

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Wednesday 11th October 2017

A/Prof. Deborah Friedman, Infectious Diseases Physician, Barwon Health, Geelong; Associate Professor, Deakin University; NCAS AI

Influenza infection and antimicrobial use.
Leslie Dowson, NCAS PhD Fellow, Monash University

Human factors in implementing AMS in long-term care.

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Wednesday 27th September 2017

Fiona Gotterson, NCAS PhD Fellow

Considering nursing engagement in AMS: a review of selected publications. 
Dr. Noleen Bennett, Project Officer, aged-care National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (acNAPS), Guidance Group-NCAS; VICNISS Coordinating Centre

Fleming, A, Bradley, C, Cullinan, S and Byrne, S. ‘Antibiotic prescribing in long term care facilities: a qualitative multidisciplinary investigation’. BMJ 2014, p1-13.

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Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Dr. Laura Yvonne Hardefeldt, Veterinarian, NCAS PhD Fellow

Antimicrobial use for surgical prophylaxis in veterinary practice in Australia: Results of the 2016 survey.

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Wednesday 5th July 2017

Evette Buono, Program Leader, Antimicrobial Stewardship, NSW Clinical Excellence Commission

Intravenous-to-oral antibiotic switch: a review of recent publications.

Dr. Doris Chibo, Senior Scientist, HIV Characterisation Laboratory, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL) 

To wait or not to wait? The effect of antiretroviral resistance present at baseline on first-line HIV treatments.

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Wednesday 7th June 2017

A/Prof. Justin Denholm 

Update on the epidemiology of MDRTB in Victoria and treatment outcomes in the Australian cohort.

Karen Urbancic

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) prophylaxis: recommendations for haematology patients.

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Wednesday 10th May 2017

Dr. Euzebiusz Jamrozik

Ethics and antimicrobial resistance: understanding the ethical aspects of the problem of AMR and how ethical analysis can contribute to better policy for its prevention and control.

Courtney Ierano & Karen Urbancic

Highlights from the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (22-25 April 2017, Vienna, Austria) and the BMJ International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare (26-28 April 2017, London, UK).

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Wednesday 19th April 2017

Prof. Monica Slavin

An overview of the current challenges of antimicrobial stewardship in the cancer patient, particularly in the management of multi-resistant pathogens, sepsis and neutropenic fever.

Hoey Lin

Hoey Lin undertook a sabbatical with NCAS, learning about the principles and practices of AMS in Australia, and discussed the implementation challenges of introducing AMS into Malaysian hospitals.

Wednesday 15th March 2017

A/Prof. Kirsty Buising 

Microbiome and AMR: report from the Australian Society of Antimicrobials' Antimicrobials 2017 conference, Adelaide, 23rd-25th February.  

Jaclyn Baker

AMS presentations: report from the Australian Society of Antimicrobials' Antimicrobials 2017 conference, Adelaide, 23rd-25th February.  

Ruby Biezen

'Knowledge, attitudes and practice of parents and primary care providers in the prevention and management of respiratory tract infections in young children.' 

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Tuesday 21st February 2017

Prof. David Patrick

'Responding to Antimicrobial Resistance in Canada: Better Late than Never!'

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