Antimicrobial Stewardship for Africa
BSAC
  • Start Date: 07 Jan, 2019
  • 3 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Improve your knowledge of the spread of antimicrobial resistance in Africa and how to reduce it.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Learn how to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Africa


Communicable diseases remain to be a leading cause of death in African countries (WHO). This course will look at the threat of antimicrobial resistance in Africa and how best to tackle it.


You’ll explore the burden of antimicrobial resistance in Africa and the importance of microbiology investigations in antibiotic therapy.


You’ll learn about antibiotic misuse and overuse as a driver of antimicrobial resistance and how to develop antibiotic guidelines.


Finally, you’ll evaluate the strategies that have been implemented in African hospitals and make more effective use of antimicrobials.


This course is designed for healthcare professionals and policymakers involved in the prevention, treatment and management of infectious diseases.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

BSAC

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