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2018
Advisory

To provide clarification of the requirement of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard Item 3.6 a risk-based workforce immunisation program, as applied to dental practice.

2020
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to standardise requirements for assessment of general practices that physically relocate premises during an accreditation cycle.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify responsibilities and processes for accrediting agencies and general practices when a practice transfers between accrediting agencies.

2020
Advisory

To describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) and relevant state and territory health care complaints bodies of significant risks of patient harm that pose an ongoing risk to public health and safety that are identified during the assessment of general practices.

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines
2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to display the maximum count of the numbers of isolates tested against the antimicrobials using the OrgTRx system.

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to map their data according to the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure within the OrgTRx system.

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to calculate and display the susceptibility for a group of organisms from different genera using the OrgTRx system.

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to display % non-susceptible results, rather than % susceptible results, using the OrgTRx system.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This handbook provides nationally consistent guidance on the reporting processes for originating and confirming laboratories for the CARAlert system. 

 

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This planning checklist is designed to support clinicians preparing for Antimicrobial Awareness Week; it is most suitable for the acute care environment but can be adapted for primary care settings.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Social media is an increasingly important medium for communication. This guide is designed to help clinicians and health service organisations maximise the impact of messages for Antimicrobial Awareness Week.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to build a susceptibility profile for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus species (VRE), and carbapenem (meropenem) resistant organisms (CROs) by downloading data from OrgTRx into Microsoft Excel.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This fact sheet explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for clinicians and for patient care.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This consumer guide explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for consumers, and what they can do to have an active role in their care.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide provides the latest information to assist authorised confirming laboratory users to enter reports and review the data they enter to the CARAlert portal.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide includes the latest information to support authorised state and territory CARAlert users to access and use the CARAlert portal.