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Antibiotic Stewardship (Coursera)

Antibiotics are among the most frequently prescribed classes of drugs and it is estimated that approximately 50% of antibiotic use, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings, is inappropriate. At the same time, in contrast to any other class of drugs, every antibiotic use has a potential public health [...]

Genome Sequencing (Bioinformatics II) (Coursera)

You may have heard a lot about genome sequencing and its potential to usher in an era of personalized medicine, but what does it mean to sequence a genome? Biologists still cannot read the nucleotides of an entire genome as you would read a book from beginning to end. [...]

Transmitting and Fighting Infectious Diseases (Coursera)

Jun 10th 2024
Transmitting and Fighting Infectious Diseases (Coursera)
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Understanding how pathogens cause infections and how infectious diseases are transmitted is crucial for preventing and controlling the spread of illnesses. In this course, you will learn how diseases like the common flu spread, the mechanisms behind bacterial resistance, the body's defence mechanisms, and the importance of [...]

Antibióticos ¿cuándo, cómo y para qué? (Coursera)

¿Qué es lo primero que haces cuándo te sientes enfermo? ¿Vas a la farmacia y le pides al boticario que te brinde un antibiótico que te “cure” rápidamente? ¿Tus familiares, amigos, conocidos, lo hacen? En este curso, aprenderás las razones por las cuales el uso inadecuado de antibióticos es [...]

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management (FutureLearn)

Gain insight into antimicrobial resistance, learn about the threats it poses to wound care, and explore preventative measures. Learn how to manage wound infection as a healthcare professional. It’s common to control wound infections with antibiotics. Understanding antimicrobial stewardship is key to preventing antimicrobial resistance and treating a range [...]

Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Improving Clinical Outcomes By Optimization of Antibiotic Practices (edX)

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Antimicrobial Stewardship: Improving Clinical Outcomes By Optimization of Antibiotic Practices (edX)
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This video based course will introduce learners to the basic principles of appropriate antibiotic use, demonstrate how to apply these principles to the management of common infections, and outline how to develop and maintain an antimicrobial stewardship program.

To Prescribe or Not To Prescribe? Antibiotics and Outpatient Infections (edX)

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To Prescribe or Not To Prescribe? Antibiotics and Outpatient Infections (edX)
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This CME activity provides a practical approach to the management of common outpatient infections through the use of didactic videos, patient role plays and interactive case based video.

Causes of Human Disease: Transmitting and Fighting Infection (FutureLearn)

Learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases, how these diseases are transmitted and how our immune system respond to infection. Most of us have experienced common diseases like flu or less common ones like pneumonia. On this course, you’ll learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases and how these diseases are [...]

Pharmacology of Antibacterial Agents (Coursera)

The online course “Pharmacology of antibacterial agents” has been designed and developed by the team of authors of Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Institute of People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University). The main objective of the course is to provide systemic knowledge on pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic [...]