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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Aged Care

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Aged Care
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The overuse of antibiotics is a national and international concern, leading to the development of increasing antibiotic resistance and a significant cost burden on the healthcare system. This course will introduce you to the concept of Antimicrobial Stewardship and explain how antibiotic resistance occurs and its impact on the patient and the wider community. You will also gain a thorough understanding of the current professional, ethical, and legal frameworks on Antimicrobial Stewardship and how they can be implemented effectively into clinical practice.

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Presented by:

Drew Dwyer
PhD, FACN
Dr Drew Dwyer, PhD, FACN

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Aged Care

The overuse of antibiotics is a national and international concern, leading to the development of increasing antibiotic resistance and a significant cost burden on the healthcare system.
This course will introduce you to the concept of Antimicrobial Stewardship and explain how antibiotic resistance occurs and its impact on the patient and the wider community.
You will also gain a thorough understanding of the current professional, ethical, and legal frameworks on Antimicrobial Stewardship and how they can be implemented effectively into clinical practice.
15.00
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Paid Content Paid Content

Members: $0.00

Non-Members: $15.00

Content Type: Elearning module

CPD Hours: 1.00

Created: Sunday, 17 July 2022

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Area/s of Study

  • Aged care
  • Infection prevention
  • Quality

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