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.

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

Revised and updated modules

These modules have been reviewed and updated to reflect Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic (April 2019). The links below will take you to the latest versions of the modules.

Accessing previous versions

If you have previously started the 2018 versions you may access them via your Dashboard or Record of Learning.

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.

Bacteraemia

Diagnose and treat a case of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

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

Community-acquired pneumonia

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

Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis)

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

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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 approved for 1 Core point in the ACRRM PD Program for the 2017 - 2019 triennium (activity code 9020).

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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: Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 9:19 AM