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ORAL PRESENTATIONS 

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Conference

Year of Oral Presentation

CPE in Victorian hospitals – usefulness and outcome of point prevalence surveys

 

Brett J, Johnson S, Cameron D, Lane C, Easton M, van Diemen A, Sutton B, Bull A, Richards MJ, Worth LJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Brisbane 2018 2018
Utility of the Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) for reporting healthcare-associated infections in Australia: benefits and limitations using a Victorian dataset

Imam N, Cheng AC, Johnson SA, Worth LJ

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Brisbane 2018

2018

Improving collection and reporting of data for action

Worth LJ

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Canberra 2017

2017
The National Centre for Infections in Cancer (NCIC) Worth LJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Canberra 2017 2017
Standardised monitoring of infections and antimicrobial use in haemodialysis outpatients Worth LJ Victorian Renal Clinical Network Conference: high quality, safe renal care improved by information (2017), Melbourne 2017 2017
Improving uptake of national guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis in Australia: impact of performance feedback on surgical site infection risk. Bull AL, Bennet N, Richards MJ, Worth LJ International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, London 2017 2017
Development and evaluation of a pilot aged care national antimicrobial prescribing survey (NAPS) Chen C, Bennett N, Koning S, James R, Bull A, Johnson S, Worth LJ, Buising K, Thursky K Australian Society for Antimicrobials Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne 2016 2016
Using enhanced surveillance to characterise the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections in Australia: time trends and severity of illness in Victoria, 2010-2014 Worth LJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Melbourne 2016 2016
Hand hygiene monitoring in residential aged care: national and international perspectives with relevance to Australian facilities Orr E, Bennett N, Bradford J, Johnson S, Bull AL, Richards MJ, Worth LJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Melbourne 2016 2016
Prevention is better: evaluating the impact of timing of prophylactic antibiotics on surgical site infections following Caesarean section Baldes AM, Johnson S, Worth LJ, Bull AL, Spelman T, Brett JA, Richards MJ RANZCOG Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth 2016 2016
Antimicrobial prescribing in Australian residential aged care facilities: results and evaluation of the pilot Aged care national Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (acNAPS) Chen C, Bennett N, Koning S, James R, Bull A, Johnson S, Worth LJ, Buising K, Thursky K European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Amsterdam 2016 2016
The changing landscape of risk factors for surgical site infections following Caesarean section:findings from a comprehensive Victorian surveillance program 2003-15.  Baldes AM, Johnson S, Worth LJ, Bull AL, Spelman T, Brett JA, Richards MJ The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth  2016
Infection Prevention in transplant patients Leon J Worth Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACPIC) meeting, Melbourne 2016
Developing healthcare worker influenza vaccination as a hospital performance indicator Alex Hoskins, Sandra Johnson, Noleen Bennett, Ann L. Bull, Michael J. Richards, Leon J. Worth 5th ACIPC Conference, Melbourne, Oral presentation 2016
Surgical site infections in Victorian hospitals:time-trends in infection rates, pathogens and antimicrobial resistance over an 11-year period. Worth LJ, Bull AL, Spelman T, Brett J, Richards MJ Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases meeting, Auckland 2015
Validation of data Worth LJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Hobart 2015
Diminishing surgical site infections in Victoria:time trends in infection rates and pathogens. Worth LJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Hobart 2015
Hand hygiene compliance:are gloves really such a problem? Orr, E, Johnson SA, Worth LJ, Bradford J, Richards MJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Hobart 2015
Evaluation of occupational exposures to blood and body fluids in small Victorian hospitals. Hoskins A, Johnson SA, Worth LJ, Bennett N, Brett J, Richards MJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting Hobart 2015
Increasing the Performance Target for Victorian Healthcare Worker Influenza Rates: What was the impact? Bennett N Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting Adelaide 2014
Monitoring occupational exposures and body fluids across Victorian Hospitals Johnson S, Bradford J, Richards M Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting Adelaide 2014
"Our Patients are different":patient case-mix and other risk factors for surgical site infections across Victorian public and private hospitals. Johnson SA, Worth LJ, Bull AL, Bradford J, Bennett N, Brett J, Richards MJ Victorian Annual Surgeon's Meeting, Melbourne 2014
Falling surgical site infection rates in Victorian hospitals:trends and implications for antibiotic prophylaxis. Worth LJ, Bull AL, Spelman T, Brett J, Richards MJ Victorian Annual Surgeon's meeting, Melbourne 2014
Clostridium Difficile Infections in Victoria:Rapid increase in healthcare and community onset cases (2010-2011) Worth LJ, Bull AL, Richards MJ Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Sydney 2012
Evaluation of a Pilot Aged Care Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance Program Smith M, Bull AL, Richards MJ, Bennett N Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Sydney 2012
Infections and Antimicrobial Prescribing in Aged Care Facilities:Outcomes of a Point Prevalence Study Smith M, Atkins S, Richards MJ, Worth LJ, Bennett N Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Sydney 2012
Challenges introducing Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Rural Setting Addlem K, Bennett N, Smith M Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) meeting, Sydney 2012
Changing Behaviour - Ensuring Hand Hygiene is an Institutional Priority. Bradford J, Brett J, Bull A, Borrell S, Kennedy B, McMillan A, Richards MJ ICPIC Conference, Geneva, Switzerland 2011
Modifiable Risk Factors and Current Strategies to Prevent SSI's Worth LJ APSIC 5th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control, Melbourne 2011
Staphylococcus aureus bactereamia at an Australian Cancer Centre: Early Experience of Surveillance and Prevention Strategies Leung VK, Harper SE, Thursky KA, Slavin MA, Worth LJ APSIC 5th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control, Melbourne 2011
New Tricks for Old Staff: Assessment of Immunity to Vaccine-preventable Diseases in Existing Healthcare Workers at a Victorian Hospital Harper SE, Leung VK, Osborne R, Thursky KA, Slavin MA, Worth LJ APSIC 5th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control, Melbourne 2011
Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP) - Surveillance Challenges and Modifiable Interventions to Reduce VAP Richards MJ APSIC 5th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Contro,l Melbourne 2011
Vancomycin is Inferior to Anti-Staphylococcal Beta-lactam Antibiotics for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections due to Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus. Bull AL, Worth L, Richards MJ 2010 Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2010
VICNISS review of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in Victoria. Worth LJ Victorian Infection Control Professionals Association (VICPA), Melbourne 2009
Improving Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) Surveillance Through Integration Of Hospital Databases. Brett J, Burrell, SJ, Bull AL, Dunkley, C, Richards MJ, VICNISS participating hospitals. Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control 4th International Congress 2009
Are we there yet? A review of Surveillance of Surgical Site Infections, Antimicrobial Usage & Resistance in Australia Boardman CJ, Dunkley, Richards MJ, Cruickshank M VICPA Conference - Melb 2009
An investigation into a cluster of surgical site infections following orthopaedic surgery. Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Russo PL, Richards MJ VICPA Biennial Conference - Melb 2009
Learning from the Pathogens in Surgical Site Infections:Implications for Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis Benjamin A Rogers, Ann L Bull, Judy Brett, Michael J Richards The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America - San Diego, USA 2009
Impact of Modified NHSN Definition for Catheter-Related  Bloodstream Infection in ICU & Reproducibility of Case Definition in Australian Cohort of Infection Control Practitioners Leon J Worth, Judy Brett, Ann L Bull, Emma S McBryde, Philip L Russo, Michael J Richards The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America - San Diego, USA 2009
Introduction of a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Policy and Achieving an Uptake Rate of 72%: Collecting the Data Susan Harper, Peter McCallum Cancer centre, Vivian Leung, Morgan Schertfeger, Monica Slaven, Leon Worth, VICNISS     Co-ordinating Centre, Karin Thursky, Adrian Tramontana VICPA 2009 Biennial Conference, Melbourne 2009
Using an IT platform for HAI surveillance: The VICNISS SHIINe story so far... Brett J, Burrell SJ, Richards MJ Australian Infection Control Association Conference – Melbourne 2008
The Effect on Hospital Rankings when Using Different Numerators to Calculate Surgical Site Infection Rates Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Russo PL, Gurrin LC, Friedman ND, Bull AL, Marasco S, Kelly H, Boardman CJ, Richards MJ Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore – Maryland 2007
The VICNISS data - can international comparison of hospital infection rates be made? Claire Boardman AICA 4th Biennial National Conference, Sydney 2006
The VICNISS Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program:An Update Noleen Bennett AICA 4th Biennial National Conference, Sydney 2006
Clinical performance indicators: the VICNISS program: surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in acute-care Victorian public hospitals. Richards MJ Better State of Hospitals Conference, Melbourne 2006
Data from larger hospitals participating in the VICNISS hospital acquired infection surveillance system – Victoria. Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND, Richards MJ, VICNISS participating hospitals Australian Resource Centre for Healthcare Innovations Seminar, Brisbane 2005
The Establishment of a Statewide Surveillance Program for Hospital-acquired infections in Large Acute Public Hospitals, Victoria, Australia. Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman MJ Communicable Diseases Control Conference, Sydney 2005
Data from larger hospitals participating in the VICNISS hospital acquired infection surveillance system – Victoria. Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND, Richards MJ, VICNISS participating hospitals Communicable Diseases Control Conference, Sydney 2005
The Establishment of a Statewide Surveillance Program for Hospital-acquired infections in Large Acute Public Hospitals, Victoria, Australia. Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman MJ Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles 2005
Performance of the NNIS Risk Index in Predicting Surgical Site Infections in an Australian Setting. Friedman ND, Bull AL, Russo PL, Boardman CJ, Bennett NJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Gurrin L, Richards MJ Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles California 2005
Performance of the NNIS Risk Index in Predicting Surgical Site Infections in an Australian Setting. Freidman ND, Bull AL, Russo PL, Boardman CJ,, Bennett NJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Gurrin L, Richards MJ Association for Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 32nd Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting, Baltimore 2005
The VICNISS Costing Study of infections associated with selected orthopaedic procedures. Boardman CJ, Bennett NJ Australian Resource Centre for Healthcare Innovations Seminar, Brisbane 2005
The VICNISS costing study of infections associated with selected orthopaedic procedures. Boardman CJ, Bennett NJ Victorian Infection Control Professionals Association Conference – Melbourne 2005
A Statewide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program: The First Report, Victoria, Australia. Bennett NJ, Berry K, Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Burrell SJ, Friedman ND, Motley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 15th Annual Scientific Meeting - Los Angeles 2005 
Report Victoria - Improving Patient Safety: preventing associated infections. Worth LJ  Change Champions – Brisbane 2005
Piloting A Statewide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program. Bennett NJ, Berry K, Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Burrell SJ, Friedman ND, Motley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL Third Australasian Conference on Safety and Quality in Health Care – Adelaide 2005
A Statewide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program: The First Report, Victoria, Australia. Bennett NJ, Berry K, Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Burrell SJ, Friedman ND, Motley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL New Zealand Infection Control Conference – Auckland 2005
A Statewide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program: The First Report, Victoria, Australia. Bennett NJ, Berry K, Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Burrell SJ, Friedman ND, Motley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL Improving Patient Safety: preventing associated infections (Change Champions) – Brisbane 2005
Surveillance for smaller hospitals - what are the alternatives? Bennett NJ, Berry K, Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Burrell SJ, Friedman ND, Motley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL Victorian Infection Control Professionals Association Conference – Melbourne 2005
Nosocomial infection surveillance and epidemiology. Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND, VICNISS participating hospitals 29th Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care – Melbourne 2004
Data from the VICNISS Coordinating Centre. Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND, Richards MJ Australian Infection Control Association (AICA) Third Biennial Conference – Hobart 2004
Risk adjustment of hospital-acquired infection rates - early VICNISS experience. Richards MJ, Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND, VICNISS participating hospitals Healthcare Advisory Committee on Infection Control, Subcommittee of Australian Quality Council – Melbourne 2004
Early data from the VICNISS surveillance program for hospital-acquired infections in Victoria. Richards MJ, Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting - Alice Springs 2004
Early data from the VICNISS surveillance program for hospital-acquired infections in Victoria. Richards MJ, Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND Melbourne Health Research Week – Melbourne 2004
Establishment of a Statewide surveillance program for hospital acquired infections in large adult acute care Victorian public hospitals. Richards MJ, Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND 2nd Australasian Conference on Quality and Safety in Healthcare – Canberra 2004
A Statewide Surveillance Program for Hospital-Acquired Infections In Large Victorian Public Hospitals - Early Days and Early Data. Richards MJ, Russo PL, Bull AL, Bennett NJ, Boardman CJ, Burrell SJ, Motley JE, Friedman ND Health Outcomes 2004, Perspectives on Population Health, 10th Annual National Conference – Canberra 2004
Piloting A Statewide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program. Bennett NJ, Berry KS, Boardman CJ, Bull Al, Burrell S, Friedman ND, Motley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL Infection Control Association, NSW, Annual Conference - Sydney 2004
A User Evaluation of a Statewide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program. Bennett NJ, Bull AL, Molley JE, Richards MJ, Russo PL Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 17th Annual Scientific Meeting - Baltimore, Maryland  200
Piloting a novel Statewide smaller hospital nosocomial infection surveillance program. Bennett NJ, Berry K, Boardman CJ, Bull AL, Burrell SJ, Friedman ND, Richards MJ, Russo PL Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 33rd Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting - Tampa Florida 2006
An Update from the VICNISS Coordinating Centre. Russo PL                    Victorian Infection Control Professionals Association Conference - Melbourne 2003

 

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