Antimicrobial Stewardship-Level 2


This course addressing issues of antimicrobial resistance and genes through an interdisciplinary ''One Health'' approach that integrates human, animal and environmental health. It explores how global use and abuse of antimicrobial has profound consequences on the health of human, animal and environment.

The goal of this course is designed to provide the candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities which are critical to implement and promote Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Compare and analyze diverse viewpoints on controversial issues related to sources of ARGs/ARBs in relationship to humans, animals, and the environment (i.e. One Health)
  2. List and compare methods for prospectively measuring antimicrobial use in an organized healthcare setting
  3. Prepare and defend a proposal that cost-justifies the funding of a stewardship program
  4. Document stewardship interventions and assess their effects
  5. Provide in-service training on a stewardship program to other health care providers
  1. Emergence of Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria
  2. Relevance of Animal Production in the Emergence of Antimicrobial Resistance
  3. Mechanism of Spread of AMR
  4. Integrating Rapid Diagnostics into Antimicrobial Stewardship
  5. Clinical Decision Support Software
  6. Designing Stewardship Interventions
  7. One Health Approach in Developing NAP-AMR
  8. Approach to Multisectoral Systems
  9. Core Components of NAP-AMR
  10. Antibiotics Policy and Guideline
  11. Evidence-Based Good Prescription and Dispensing
  12. Chain of Infection
  13. Best Hygiene Practices
  14. Epidemiology of Health Care Acquired Infections
  15. Management of Infection Prevention and Control Programs
  16. AMR Awareness and Educational Campaign
Duration: 30 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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