TARGET – Online Course
Discover strategies to help combat antimicrobial resistance in primary care with this online course from BSAC and Public Heath England.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at primary care healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of common infections.
What topics will you cover?
The course covers:
Introduction to Antimicrobial Resistance in Primary Care
Prescribing in Urinary Tract Infections
Assessing the Need for Antibiotics
Managing Patient Expectations and Back up/Delayed Prescribing
Antibiotics for Children
Common Practice Approach
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore data sources to understand your practice antibiotic usage and tips for conducting an audit
Improve prescribing practice for patients with suspected Urinary Tract Infections
Discuss ways to manage patient expectations with regard to antibiotic prescriptions
Identify ways in which back up prescribing can assist your practice
Evaluate approaches to the prescribing of antibiotics for children
Demonstrate the value of a whole team approach to antimicrobial stewardship