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Advanced Level

Approx. 6 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

13 minutes to complete

Course Welcome

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

Principles of Antimicrobial Use

2 hours to complete
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

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Optimal Management of Common Infections

1 hour to complete
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

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Essential Functions of ASP

1 hour to complete
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

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Advanced ASP Activities

1 hour to complete
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

14 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 1 reading
1 reading
CONCLUDING REMARKS10m

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