Explore data sources to understand your practice antibiotic usage and tips for conducting an audit
Improve prescribing practice for patients with suspected Urinary Tract Infections
Discuss ways to manage patient expectations with regard to antibiotic prescriptions
Identify ways in which back up prescribing can assist your practice
Evaluate approaches to the prescribing of antibiotics for children
Demonstrate the value of a whole team approach to antimicrobial stewardship
Assess the importance of antimicrobial stewardship
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.
Introduction to Antimicrobial Resistance in Primary Care
Prescribing in Urinary Tract Infections
Assessing the Need for Antibiotics
Managing Patient Expectations and Back up/Delayed Prescribing
Antibiotics for Children
Common Practice Approach
This course is aimed at primary care healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of common infections.