Activity and research directory projects
The directory lists antimicrobial resistance (AMR) activities and research and displays whether they are in progress or completed. Use the filters and search to help refine your query.2 activities or research projects found
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In progressObjective 3: Greater engagement in the combat against resistanceActivityObjective 6: A strong collaborative research agenda across all sectorsObjective 2: Prevention and control of infections and the spread of resistanceObjective 1: Clear governance for antimicrobial resistance initiativesFor aged careObjective 4: Appropriate usage and stewardship practices
- 24 April 2018The National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (NAPS) is a standardised auditing tool that is designed to assist healthcare facilities to assess the quantity and quality of local antimicrobial prescribing. There are several modules available: the Hospital NAPS, Surgical NAPS and Quality Improvement NAPS for hospitals; and the Aged Care NAPS for residential age care homes. A General Practice NAPS and Hospital-in-the-Home NAPS have been piloted, and a Veterinary NAPS is in development.National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship; Guidance Group at the Royal Melbourne Hospital; VICNISS Coordinating Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital; Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
- 20 November 2017The objective of this project is to implement a program of antimicrobial stewardship in to the residential aged care setting. This includes optimising prevention and treatment of infections to reduce antibiotic resistance and adverse outcomes. Elements used include: leadership, accountability, medicines expertise, tracking reporting and education.
Drug and Therapeutics Information Service (DATIS)
Southern Cross Care SA&NT Incorporated (SCC)
Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN)