Month: October 2017

Ms Rebecca Adams1, Ms Toni McLean1, Mr Matthew McQuilty1, Ms Kathryn O’Brien1 1Queensland Department Of Health, Herston, Australia   Introduction In July 2016 Queensland Health introduced a condition of employment for certain categories of prospective workers requiring evidence of vaccination...
  • October 24, 2017
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Matthew Ames BE (Env), MBA (Tech Mgt), GAICD   This presentation will draw on my background in safety management in the oil and gas and mining industries and compare that with my experiences in the health sector. As a survivor...
  • October 23, 2017
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Karin Thursky1 1Royal Melbourne Hospital at the Peter Doherty Institute, Carlton, Victoria. Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital. Karin.Thursky@mh.org.au https://www.ncas-australia.org   The National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship is an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence funded in 2015. NCAS is a...
  • October 18, 2017
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Fiona Gotterson1, A/Prof Kirsty Buising2, Prof Elizabeth Manias3 1 National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, University of Melbourne 2 Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital; National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, University of Melbourne 3 Deakin University, Faculty of Health, School...
  • October 13, 2017
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Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA1 1Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention, Durham, NC, USA Small, rural hospitals often have difficulty implementing best practices for infection prevention, developing strategies for antimicrobial stewardship, and meeting quality improvement regulations. ...
  • October 13, 2017
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Dr Trisha Peel1  1Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Physician, NHMRC ECF and Senior Research Fellow, Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia   Over 2 million surgeries are performed annually in Australia and up to...
  • October 12, 2017
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Chong Wei Ong1,2 1 Canberra Hospital and Health Services, PO Box 11, Woden, ACT 2606; chong-wei.ong@act.gov.au 2 Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, PO Box 254, Jamison Centre, ACT 2614; chong-wei.ong@act.gov.au   Candida auris was first described as a novel species in...
  • October 12, 2017
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Sarah Bailey1 1QED Environmental Services, 1/247 Oxford Street, Leederville, WA 6007 sarah@qed.com.au The enHealth Guidelines were published in 2015, as a guide for healthcare and aged care facilities to address the risks of legionella within their facilities. This presentation will...
  • October 3, 2017
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