Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Competency-Based Approach

Start: anytime, online course.

This course will equip clinicians who frequently prescribe antimicrobials with knowledge and tools to improve their use of these essential medications in daily clinical practice. Through case based examples, the course will highlight how antimicrobial stewardship principles can be applied to common clinical scenarios. We will first review foundational clinical knowledge necessary to use antimicrobials wisely.

Then, we will illustrate how clinicians can incorporate this knowledge into the management of patients with common infections through adherence to the five core competencies of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing. This course will provide a framework for approaching each clinical encounter from the perspective of combating antimicrobial resistance. We hope it will assist you in your practice and inspire you to be a champion of antimicrobial stewardship.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to understand core competencies of antimicrobial stewardship and how they can be applied to common clinical scenarios.

General Information
Date: anytime, online course.

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Published in GI-Mail 11/2019 (English edition).

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