Antimicrobial Stewardship ML2110
CPD Hours: 3
It’s is estimated that over 50% of antibiotic prescribing is inappropriate. This is especially worrying as it is the most frequently prescribed class of drug. This session will introduce you to the basic principles when prescribing antibiotics.
This course will:
- Explores some of the current prescribing practices and legislature around prescribing.
- Provides an overview of guidelines around treating infections presenting in primary care.
- Demonstrates the principles and application of appropriate antimicrobial use.
- Understand the importance of using local guidelines and an evidence based approach for antimicrobial stewardship in your practice setting.
Antimicrobial pre-course document
Antimicrobial Stewardship - Handout
Antimicrobial Stewardship - Presentation