NCAS Journal Club

National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship – Journal Club

The NCAS monthly Journal Club presents and discusses all aspects of one health antimicrobial stewardship and includes (but not limited to):

  • article reviews
  • updates from conferences
  • new innovations in technology
  • general items of interest

We invite you to join us for these meetings, either by logging onto the Webinar, or joining us in person at The Doherty Institute, Seminar Room 2, Mezzanine Level, 792 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne (corner of Grattan Street), commencing 0830

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To watch webinars of previous meetings, click on Webinar Archive.


Next meeting – Wednesday 12th October 2016 at 0830 AEDT


Ms Courtney Ierano (PhD Fellow, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Acute Stream)

Henig, O. et al. “Guidelines for the treatment of pneumonia and urinary tract infections: evaluation of methodological quality using the Appraisal of Guidelines, Research and Evaluation II instrument” Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013;19(12):1106-14. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12348
Abstract and full text available from

Ms Evette Buono (Program Leader, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Clinical Excellence Commission)

Graber CJ, Jones MM, Glassman PA, Weir C, Butler J, Nechodom K, Kay CL, Furman AE, Tran TT, Foltz C, Pollack LA, Samore MH, Goetz MB. “Taking an Antibiotic Time-out: Utilization and Usability of a Self-Stewardship Time-out Program for Renewal of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam” Hosp Pharm. 2015;50(11):1011-24. doi: 10.1310/hpj5011-1011.
Abstract available from

Recordings of previous presentations available here.

All meetings commence at 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EST/AEDT

2016 dates and speakers:

10 February
9 March
13 April
11 May
8 June
13 July
10 August
14 September
12 October
9 November to be replaced by NCAS Annual Forum
14 December


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