Antimicrobial Stewardship & Resistance (Update 2020)

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Description

Overview

This training package has been developed in order to increase the knowledge of healthcare professionals on the safety issues associated with antimicrobials.

This course is intended to improve the management of patients prescribed antimicrobials, help healthcare professionals consider the potential adverse effects of their use and understand the global public health issues associated with their misuse.

Learning Objectives

After completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of appropriate antimicrobial use
  • Outline the adverse effects of antimicrobial use
  • Define antimicrobial stewardship
  • Explain the role of the pharmacy team in ensuring prudent use of antimicrobials