• February, 1 2014 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am

    Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices

    This course offered by Stanford University will offer a practical approach to prescribing antibiotic therapy and development of antimicrobial stewardship across all specialties and settings. Course Outline:
    • Introduction and Pre-course Assessment
    • Unit 1: Mechanisms of Microbial Resistance
    • Unit 2: Appropriate Pharmacotherapy
    • Unit 3: ASP in Special Settings
    • Unit 4: Components of an Effective ASP
    • Unit 5: Implementing an Effective ASP
    • Unit 6: Beyond Culture and Sensitivity: the future of ASP, Microbiology and Infection Control
  • March, 1 2014 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am

    Antibiotic Prescribing

    Scotland's online short course covers some background information but centres on clinical case based vignettes to deliver key points relating to antibiotic prescribing.   The vignettes also offer an online assessment, with the facility to print off a record of learning as the course is completed.
  • March, 1 2014 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am

    Get Smart About Antibiotics: An Antibiotic Stewardship Curriculum for Medical Students

    The curriculum is intended for use in U.S. medical schools. It is comprised of: three didactic lectures with facilitator notes and audio  recordings, nine corresponding exam questions in USMLE format (available on request), and five small group activities with facilitator guides.  The didactic lectures are geared toward medical students in the  pre-clinical years. The small group activities are geared toward medical students on clinical clerkships.