TARGET Antibiotics – Prescribing in Primary Care

FutureLearn TARGET Antibiotics – Prescribing in Primary Care

Platform
FutureLearn
Provider
The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Effort
1 hour a week
Length
7 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Discover ideas about how to optimise prescribing in Primary Care
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem and everyone can play a part in tackling this issue.

This course will look at many aspects of antibiotic prescribing in Primary Care from prescribing for urinary tract infections through to managing patient expectations.

By the end of the course you will have an understanding of how to apply practical antimicrobial stewardship strategies in your practice.

This course is aimed at primary care healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of common infections.

What topics will you cover?
The course will cover:
  • Introduction to antimicrobial resistance in primary care
  • Prescribing in Urinary Tract Infections
  • Assessing the Need for Antibiotics
  • Managing Patient Expectations
  • Back-up prescriptions
  • Antibiotics for Children
  • Common Practice Approach
Taught by
Debbie Cockayne
Author
FutureLearn
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