Antimicrobial Stewardship: Managing Antibiotic Resistance

Start: anytime, online course.

Designed for healthcare professionals, this six-week course will inform you about – and empower you to provide – safe high-quality antibiotic use. You’ll interact with colleagues globally to understand what antibiotic resistance means – and why the World Economic Forum has placed it alongside terrorism and climate change on its global risk register.

What topics will you cover?

  • Antibiotic resistance and its global impact
  • The relationship between antibiotic resistance and prescribing
  • What antimicrobial stewardship is and how it can be implemented in a hospital setting
  • Why measurement is important in stewardship: how it can improve antibiotic prescribing
  • How novel diagnostics can help in clinical decision making for antibiotic prescribing
  • An understanding of the value of Behaviour Change Science to improve antibiotic prescribing
  • Examples of successful antibiotic stewardship from across the globe

Who is this course for?

This course requires an active interest and prior experience in the prevention, diagnosis and management of infectious disease.


This course is available in English, Spanish, Chinese and Russian.

General Information
Date: anytime, online course

Duration: 6 weeks

For more information visit the course website.

Published in GI-Mail 03/2019 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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