Category Archives: General Infectious Disease Resources

Antibiotic IV to PO Stepdown

What you will find here: The following link provides access to the Vancouver Coastal Health ASPIRES Antimicrobial Stewardship Program resource on a Pharmacists Managed IV-PO Conversion Program: https://aspires.vch.ca/Documents/Community%20of%20Care/Vancouver%20Acute/ASPIRES%20IV_PO%20Stepdown.pdf.

COVID-19 Guidance Document for Students on Practicum

What you will find here: This guidance document has been compiled by the Office of Experiential Education (OEE), UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and is intended to support students in the Entry-to-Practice Doctor of Pharmacy program during practicums.

COVID-19 Guidance Document for Students on Practicum v4

Diseases and Condition (Covid-19)

What you will find here: Find information, tools and facts about symptoms, risks and how to prevent, treat and manage human diseases and illnesses from the Government of Canada.

  1. Go to Diseases and conditions section of website.
  2. Enter keyword “coronavirus” in the search bar section.
  3. Select “Novel Coronavirus Infection” or “Coronavirus Infection”

Diseases and conditions

Information, tools and facts about symptoms, risks and how to prevent, treat and manage common diseases and illnesses that affect Canadians.

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed 2019 Coronavirus (Covid-19) Infection

What you will find here: This interim guidance is for clinicians caring for patients with confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection. CDC will update this interim guidance as more information becomes available.

2019 Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

This interim guidance is for clinicians caring for patients with confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection. This update includes additional information regarding time from illness onset to hospital admission, detection of 2019-nCoV in extrapulmonary specimens, clarifies the type of advanced support observed among hospitalized patients and provides interim guidance for discontinuation of transmission-based precautions and in-home isolation.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and UBC’s Response

What you will find here: This website contains useful FAQs and resources for UBC faculty, staff and students. It is updated regularly, following advice from provincial and federal health agencies.

CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) and UBC’s Response

British Columbia’s coordinated response

Within British Columbia, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, the BC Centre for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Vancouver Coastal Health are leading the coordinated response to COVID-19. UBC continues to take direction from the BC Provincial Government as we plan and consider next steps.

We encourage you to visit the BC Centre for Disease Control website for the latest information. The Government of Canada also has an information line at 1 833 784 4397.


Common Pathogen Treatments and Diagnostic Tips

University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

What you will find here: Treatment and diagnostic tips for the following common pathogens: Gram negative organisms (ESBL, SPICE organisms, Pseudomonas aeruginosa), Gram Positive Organisms (Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridioides difficile), fungi, viruses, and parasites.

  1. Go to antimicrobialstewardship.com
  2. Select the relevant resources