Screening for Antibiotic Resistant Organisms – St. Joseph’s Health Care London

Medical Directive ID: 
Lead Contact Person: 
Wendy Reed, Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Michael Silverman, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention and Control
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Revised Date: 
Friday, July 12, 2019
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
All SJH sites
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 


Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) to obtain screening swabs for antibiotic resistant organisms as outlined in Appendix A: "Screening for Antibiotic Resistant Organisms Criteria St. Joseph’s Health Care, London" (St. Joseph’s).

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RotenbergBrianAug 17 2019 07:33:56:943AM