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Approx. 7 hours to complete

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Learners taking this Course are
  • Pharmacists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Paramedics
  • Nurses
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Learners taking this Course are
  • Pharmacists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Paramedics
  • Nurses

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Advanced Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
13 minutes to complete

Course Welcome

1 video (Total 3 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Course Description10m
2 hours to complete

Principles of Antimicrobial Use

9 videos (Total 92 min)
9 videos
Introduction to Antimicrobials5m
The Story of Penicillin9m
Principles of Antibiotic Use10m
Principles of Antibacterial Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics7m
Clinical Application of Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics10m
Application of Antibiotic Principles - Case Study12m
Antimicrobial Resistance: Gram Positive Resistance16m
Antimicrobial Resistance: Gram Negative Resistance16m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Optimal Management of Common Infections

10 videos (Total 74 min)
10 videos
Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections7m
Antibiotic Allergies10m
Cystitis7m
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections9m
Community Acquired Pneumonia in the Outpatient Setting5m
Inpatient Pneumonia4m
Intra-abdominal Infections10m
Candidemia10m
Surgical Site Prophylaxis7m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Essential Functions of ASP

9 videos (Total 89 min)
9 videos
Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in the Inpatient Setting9m
Convincing the C-Suite6m
Quantifying Antimicrobial Use and Its Effects13m
Putting Metrics in Context16m
Incorporating Clinical Design Support Systems into Antibiotic Stewardship13m
The Role of Microbiology Laboratory in Antibiotic Stewardship Programs7m
Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship12m
Outpatient Parenteral Therapy (OPAT)6m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Advanced ASP Activities

6 videos (Total 68 min)
6 videos
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Cancer and Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patients11m
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-term Care13m
Antimicrobial Stewardship at the End of Life13m
Expanding Stewardship into the Small Community Hospital Setting11m
Antimicrobial Resistance from a Global Perspective16m
14 minutes to complete

Conclusion

1 video (Total 4 min), 1 reading
1 reading
CONCLUDING REMARKS10m
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Top reviews from Antibiotic Stewardship

By RAMay 2nd 2019

It was an amzing opportunity to know about effective way of antibiotics administration and their rational uses.I am greatful to course era.

By AKJul 12th 2019

An excellent course about antibiotic stewardship program. I was looking for such updated, compiled information from a long time.

Instructors

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Stan Deresinski, MD

Clinical Professor Infectious Disease; Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, SHC
Medicine - Med/Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, SHC
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Elizabeth Robilotti

Instructor, Medicine/Infectious Diseases
Infection Control and Prevention
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Marisa Holubar

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medicine - Infectious Diseases
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Lina Meng, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
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Emily Mui

Emily Mui, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Disease Pharmacist

About Stanford University

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