Antimicrobial Stewardship ML2110

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CPD Hours: 3

Session  Overview

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.

Objectives

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.

1
Antimicrobial Stewardship Booklet
15

Antimicrobial pre-course document

2
Antimicrobial Stewardship Handout
20

Antimicrobial Stewardship - Handout

3
Antimicrobial Stewardship Multimedia Presentation
46

Antimicrobial Stewardship - Presentation

4
Antimicrobial Stewardship MCQ
5 questions
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