This video is a recording of the live webinar hosted by Mobile Health on 21 November 2023. Dr Sharon Gardiner explores safe, effective and equitable antimicrobial use and gives an update on development of national guidelines.
World AMR Awareness Week occurs 18-24 November every year and aims to improve understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Our short article looks at this year's theme and provides information and resources that can be used all year round.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global crisis and a growing problem in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read this microlearning to learn how health providers can help slow AMR, and find links to other resources.
With coughs and colds doing the rounds, the He Ako Hiringa Virus Action Plans can help manage patient expectations for antibiotics. Read this microlearning to learn more.
Our free Continuous Quality Improvement Toolkit can help you to complete the Cornerstone CQI module, fulfill Foundation Standard criteria, make the most of the EPiC dashboard, and change practices that may be contributing to health inequities.
Manage patient expectations for antibiotics with our Virus Action Plans for adults and children. These concise, editable information sheets help to reinforce when symptomatic and supportive care is the best medicine for your patient.
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For uncomplicated lower UTIs, often referred to as cystitis, using the right antibiotic for the right duration is the best way to ensure appropriate, effective treatment and avoid development of antimicrobial resistance. This case study illustrates the recommended treatment for a symptomatic, uncomplicated UTI.
Despite limited indications, amoxicillin + clavulanic acid remains the second most used antibiotic in Aotearoa after amoxicillin. Inappropriate use of antibiotics may stem partly from meeting patient expectations for treatment. Read our case study to find out more.
Episode six of our Legendary Conversations podcast continues our discussion with Lauren Smith, senior practice fellow at the University of Otago School of Pharmacy. In this episode, Lauren uses an impetigo case study to clarify the appropriate use of topical antibiotics.
This piece of microlearning supports the use of topical antiseptics rather than topical antibiotics for common, minor skin infections.