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Antimicrobial Stewardship

  • : Sydney NSW 2000

Learning Activity Description: 


As a health care worker providing care or services to older people living in residential or home care you are required to practice in accordance with the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards.

This learning resource will also have relevance in all of other health care settings providing care or services to older people.

Aged Care Learning Solutions educational material is endorsed by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation.

Learning Outcomes: 

Explain the current issues with the misuse and over use of antimicrobials including antibiotics
Understand the history of antibiotics
Define antimicrobial resistance
State the strategies required for Antimicrobial Stewardship 
Discuss why Antimicrobial Stewardship is important for the aged care sector
Explain how education and communication are important factors in raising awareness about this issue
Discuss what you can do in your everyday practice to reduce antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial Stewardship
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Acute serious illness and trauma, Eye and ear medicine, Hospital Medicine, Management, Management, Medical Education, Management, Occupational health | medicine, Preventive healthcare | medicine, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care, Respiratory Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine
Provider Type
Education Provider
2 Hours
CPD Points
2 CPD Points
Sydney NSW 2000
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