Antimicrobial modules

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

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

Open to: All prescribers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free

CPD points: GPs (Introduction to antimicrobial prescribing only) – view details

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Introduction to antimicrobial prescribing

This course focuses on and provides an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing. You will treat Mrs Clark, a 60-year-old retired teacher, who has been referred to the emergency department by her GP with fever, generalized myalgia, left loin pain and irritative lower urinary tract symptoms.

Enrollment starts on the 1st January for 2024

Bacteraemia

Diagnose and treat a case of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.

Enrollment starts on the 1st January for 2024

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

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

Enrollment starts on the 1st January for 2024

Community-acquired pneumonia

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

Enrollment starts on the 1st January for 2024

Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis

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

Enrollment starts on the 1st January for 2024

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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

Self-directed CPD

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

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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, 21 December 2023, 11:00 AM