About this Course

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Drug ResistanceAntimicrobialGenomeMicrobiology

Learner Career Outcomes

29%

started a new career after completing these courses

20%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Technical University of Denmark (DTU) logo

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

20 minutes to complete

Welcome to the course

20 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 10 min), 1 reading
1 video
1 reading
NOTE: This version has been added an additional module on detection of Specific resistances10m
1 hour to complete

Module A- Antimicrobial and antimicrobial action

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 41 min)
2 videos
Lecture 2- Antimicrobials and antimicrobial action16m
1 practice exercise
Quizz Lectures 1-2 (antimicrobials)10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module B - Antimicrobials and resistance

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 54 min)
4 videos
Lecture 4- Antimicrobials and resistance- causes and mechanisms14m
Lecture 5- Antimicrobial resistance- emergence and dissemination12m
Lecture 6- Antimicrobials and resistance - selection8m
1 practice exercise
Q2- Quizz Lectures 3-6 (antimicrobial resistance)10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module C- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 108 min)
5 videos
Lecture 8- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing- methods17m
Lecture 9- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing- disk diffusion18m
Lecture 10- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing- agar dilution34m
Lecture 11- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing- broth dilution19m
1 practice exercise
Q3- Quizz Lectures 7-11 (AST)12m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module D- Interpretation

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 29 min)
1 practice exercise
Q4- Quizz Lecture 12 (interpretation AST)8m
1 hour to complete

Module E- Quality assurance

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 33 min)
2 videos
Lecture 14- Quality assurance when doing antimicrobial susceptibility testing22m
1 practice exercise
Q5- Quizz Lectures 13-14 (Quality assurance)6m

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