Antimicrobial modules

Antimicrobials logoDeveloped in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC), these courses deal with antimicrobial prescribing in a hospital setting.

The content in these modules was written in 2015, and may not reflect most recent evidence and practice. The modules are in the process of being reviewed and will be updated following the release of the new version of Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic at the end of the first quarter 2019.  You are still welcome to complete the current modules now and can also complete the revised modules when they are available. 

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Target audience: Health professionals working in a hospital setting. Health professional students

Open to: All prescribers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free

The antimicrobial courses are computer and mobile device compatible.      Compatible with computer and mobile devices


CPD

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Introduction to antimicrobial prescribing

This course focuses on and provides an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing.

CPD

RACGP

This activity has been accredited for 2 (Category 2) points in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for the 2017 - 2019 triennium (activity number 91693)

ACRRM

This activity has been accredited for 1 core point (ID 3993) in the ACRRM PD Program in the 2014 - 2016 triennium.

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Bacteraemia

In this course you will diagnose and treat a case of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.

CPD

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.


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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

In this course you will treat a hospitalised patient for a catheter-associated urinary tract infection.

CPD

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.


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Community acquired pneumonia (CAP)

In this course you will treat a case of pneumonia in a hospital setting.

CPD

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.


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Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis

In this course you will examine the role of antibiotic prophylaxis for patients undergoing surgical procedures.

CPD

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.


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Last modified: Thursday, 20 December 2018, 1:25 PM