Episode five of our Legendary Conversations podcast focuses on the appropriate use of antibiotics for uncomplicated urinary tract infection. Lauren Smith, senior practice fellow at the University of Otago School of Pharmacy, uses a case study to discuss the current recommendations for UTI treatment.
This video is a recording of the live webinar hosted by He Ako Hiringa on 22 November 2022. Dr Sharon Gardiner and associate professor Matire Harwood highlight the importance of antimicrobial stewardship in New Zealand.
This editable PDF helps you to delve into the EPiC data, contemplate your prescribing, reflect on your current practice, and set goals and actions.
*New audit section*
An additional audit/CQI section allows you or your practice team to repeat the process, completing activities that may be used for Foundation Standard or the Cornerstone CQI or Equity modules.
Antimicrobial resistance presents an imminent threat to the future of New Zealanders’ wellbeing and access to effective, safe healthcare. This article describes initiatives for improving antimicrobial stewardship, the New Zealand antimicrobial prescribing landscape as it stands, and actions that can be taken immediately in primary care.
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is running from 18-24 November 2022. Aligning with the global action plan endorsed by WHO, the prime minister’s chief science advisor recommends collective and urgent action to mitigate the risk of antimicrobial resistance. Read this aHAH! moment to find out more.