The course will cover the topics related to antimicrobial resistance with basic definitions and overview on antimicrobials, their use and the emergence and spread of resistance. The course will guide you through the concepts and the importance of the spread and dissemination and how that happens. It will show you how bacteria become resistant and which mechanisms they might use for this. This course will equip clinicians and those in the medical field who frequently prescribe antimicrobials or educate on them with knowledge and tools to improve their use of these essential medications in daily clinical practice. It will first review foundational clinical knowledge necessary to use antimicrobials wisely. Then, it will illustrate how one can incorporate this knowledge into the management of patients with common infections through adherence to the core competencies of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing. This course will provide a framework for approaching each clinical encounter from the perspective of combating antimicrobial resistance.
Upon completion of this course (Antimicrobial Resistance), you will be able to learn:
- Understand the definition of antimicrobial resistance
- Identify the causes of resistance
- Understand the most common antibiotics effected
- Understand the etiology of resistance
- Identify contributing factors of resistance
- Identify ways to contain resistance
Contact Hours : 3 Hours
Course Fee: $10 / Participant
Author: Desiree Reinken, RN, BSN, MSN
Target Audience: Nursing Healthcare Professionals
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
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Approvals: Biologix Solutions LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Approved Provider (CEP15746), Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, South Carolina, District of Columbia, West Virginia Board of Nursing Approved Provider (CEBroker 50-12950).
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