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Cancelled: The urine culturing and antibiotic prescribing cascade: variation in long-term care urine culturing practices and their association with antibiotic use and C. difficile infection in Ontario


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February 7, 2019

Please join us ...

Cancelled due to weather advisory

When: Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 12–1 p.m.

Where: ICES, G-Wing, Conference Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

Who: Kevin Brown, MSc, PhD; Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health; Scientist, Public Health Ontario.

Topic: The urine culturing and antibiotic prescribing cascade: variation in long-term care urine culturing practices and their association with antibiotic use and C. difficile infection in Ontario.

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  1. understand how to measure urine culture practices using health administrative data
  2. learn how to use metrics from multilevel models to describe variability in health care
  3. learn how data can be used to inform targeted antimicrobial stewardship interventions.
Kevin Brown

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