Presentation on theme: "TRAINING FOR ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMMES IN HOSPITALS JUNE 2014."— Presentation transcript:
TRAINING FOR ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMMES IN HOSPITALS JUNE 2014
PURPOSE AND SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Raise awareness and build capacity to: improve patient outcomes – reduce morbidity and mortality from infection develop and implement antimicrobial stewardship programmes (AMS) in hospitals improve the use of antimicrobials contain and prevent emergence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
ABOUT NPS MEDICINEWISE Our mission To help people make the best decisions about medicines and other health technologies to achieve better health and economic outcomes What we do Behaviour change programs and interventions to improve utilisation of health technologies (individual and system level) Evidence-based content for health professionals and consumers Innovative data products and analysis Decision support tools to underpin better decision making Our vision We aim to be an innovative change leader, trusted for our objective collaborative and evidence-based approach to medicines and other medical choices
OUR ROLE IN AUSTRALIA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) INSURER Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) REGULATOR Pharmaceutical industry Quality use of medicines NPS MedicineWise established in 1998 as an independent, non-government body to lead quality use of medicines AUSTRALIA’S NATIONAL MEDICINES POLICY
16 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Behaviour change programs Data products Decision support and e-health Health professional education Consumer education Clinical content
TRAINING OUTCOMES: ADDRESSING INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SECURITY Recognise the importance of the emergence of AMR as an international heath security issue. Recognise the need for LOCAL ACTION through AMS in hospitals Recognise that AMS programmes contribute to addressing the emergence of AMR.
TRAINING OUTCOMES: ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP Recognise the need for, the role and function of, and membership of, a multidisciplinary team approach Understand the essential functions of AMS Describe the components of an AMS programme Identify options for implementation
TRAINING OUTCOMES: LEADERSHIP Understand the role of hospital administration in sponsoring and supporting the establishment of AMS programmes Participants will commit to take the overall accountability for antimicrobial management and control and ensure that an antimicrobial stewardship programme is developed, implemented, and outcomes are monitored and evaluated
TRAINING OUTCOMES: ACTION PLAN Able to use the toolkit and checklist(s) to undertake an assessment / situational analysis of respective current hospital status Develop an implementation strategy Share experiences.