NCAS Journal Club webinar recordings 2016

Welcome to the Webinar archive page. Below we have links to the talks presented at the monthly NCAS Initiatives in Research and Development meetings.

Wednesday 14 September 2016

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Dr Kirsten Bailey

Ross, S. E., Duz, M. and Rendle, D. I. (2015), Antimicrobial selection and dosing in the treatment of wounds in the United Kingdom. Equine Vet J. doi:10.1111/evj.12535

Ms Jaclyn Baker

Três minutos? “Real time” telemedicine for Antimicrobial Stewardship.

dos Santos RP, Deutschendorf C, Carvalho OF, Timm R, Sparenberg A. Antimicrobial stewardship through telemedicine in a community hospital in Southern Brazil. J Telemed Telecare. 2013;19(1):1-4. DOI: 10.1177/1357633X12473901

Wednesday 10th August 2016

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Helen Billman-Jacobe

Bengtsson-Palme, J., Angelin, M., Huss, M., Kjellqvist, S., Kristiansson, E., Palmgren, H., Larsson, D. G. J. & Johanssone, A. (2015) The Human Gut Microbiome as a Transporter of Antibiotic Resistance Genes between Continents. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(10), 6551-6560


 Rod James

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Asia Pacific region

Wednesday 13th July 2016

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Ann Bull

“Thirteen years of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis data – unlucky for some?”

Bull AL, Worth L, Richards MJ.Impact of vancomycin surgical antibiotic prophylaxis on the development of methicillin-sensitive staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections: report from Australian Surveillance Data (VICNISS). Ann Surg. 2012 Dec;256(6):1089-92. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31825fa398.

Bull AL, Russo PL, Friedman ND, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Richards MJ. Compliance with surgical antibiotic prophylaxis–reporting from a statewide surveillance programme in Victoria, Australia. J Hosp Infect. 2006 Jun;63(2):140-7. Epub 2006 Apr 18.


Noleen Bennett

Wednesday 8th June 2016


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Leslie Dowson

“Optimising antibiotic use in aged care homes:Respecting end-of-life choices.”

Preferences versus Practice: Life-Sustaining Treatments in Last Months of Life in Long-Term Care
Holly Biola, MD, MPH Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH Christianna S. Williams, PhD, Timothy P. Daaleman, DO, MPH, and Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2010 January ; 11(1): 42–51. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2009.07.005.



Catherine George

A systematic assessment of review to promoting the appropriate use of antibiotics through hospital electronic prescribing systems
Kathrin Cresswell, Hajar Mozaffar, Sonal Shah and Aziz Sheikh
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12274

Wednesday 9th May 2016


Ms Caroline Chen

Please note due to technical issues there is no recording for this presentation. Click below to view slides.

Current evidence on hospital antimicrobial stewardship objectives: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Emelie C Schuts, et al. The Lancet Infect Dis

Dr Tom Schulz

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Wednesday 9th March 2016

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Dr Lydia Upjohn

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Provision of social norm feedback to high prescribers of antibiotics in general practice: a pragmatic national randomised controlled trial.
Hallsworth M, Chadborn T, Sallis A, Sanders M, Berry D, Greaves F, Clements L, Davies SC.
Lancet. 2016 Feb 18.

Dr Helen Billman-Jacobe

Rates of Mutation and Host Transmission for an Escherichia coli Clone over 3 Years
Peter R. Reeves, Bin Liu, Zhemin Zhou, Dan Li, Dan Guo, Yan Ren, Connie Clabots, Ruiting Lan, James R. Johnson, Lei Wang
Published: October 27, 2011 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026907

Wednesday 10th February 2016

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Dr Laura Hardefeldt, BScBVMS Diplomate ACVIM (Large Animal)
Registered Specialist in Large Animal Medicine
PhD student
National Centre for Antibiotic Stewardship
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne
1. Antimicrobial usage in dogs and cats in first opinion veterinary practices in the UK. Journal of Small Animal Practice (2011) 52, 515–521 DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2011.01098.x
2. Out-patient antimicrobial drug use in dogs and cats for new disease events from community companion animal practices in Ontario. Can Vet J 2012;53:291–298
3. Antibiotics used most commonly to treat animals in Europe. Veterinary Record (2014) doi: 10.1136/vr.102462


Philip Russo, MClinEpid, PhD Scholar QUT
Manager NCAS
Topic – Stakeholder preferences for national HAI surveillance: a discrete choice experiment (presented at ACIPC Conference 2015)


Previous Journal Club webinars have been archived here


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