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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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. [...]
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Exploring Everyday Chemistry (FutureLearn)

Jun 28th 2021
Exploring Everyday Chemistry (FutureLearn)
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Explore the organic chemistry behind perfume, medicine, brewing and sport from one of the UK's leading universities. This free online course explores a range of chemistry-based topics relating to our everyday lives, with an emphasis on the important role of organic chemistry – the study of carbon-containing organic [...]
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Jun 28th 2021
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Introduction to Practical Microbiology (FutureLearn)

Discover the basics of microbiology and the principles of antimicrobial stewardship from a practical standpoint. Learn about the basics of microbiology and clinical pharmacology. On this four-week course, you’ll discover the basic concepts of microbiology from a practical perspective. Get to know how to identify microbes, what antimicrobial resistance [...]
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Intravenous to Oral Switch: Within Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (IVOST) (FutureLearn)

Are you involved in the prescribing/administration of antibiotics? Explore the benefits and barriers of IVOST and COPAT. Discover the principles and practices supporting IVOST and COPAT. The use of intravenous antimicrobials and complex oral antimicrobial regimes within outpatient clinical environments is helping with non-admission to and early discharge from [...]
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Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Point Prevalence Surveys (FutureLearn)

Learn how to use Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) to measure antibiotic consumption and fight antimicrobial resistance. Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) are an important tool for healthcare professionals to use to assess and improve antibiotic prescribing locally, nationally and globally. This online course - led by experts from the British [...]
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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 [...]
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Antimicrobial Stewardship for Africa (FutureLearn)

Improve your knowledge of the spread of antimicrobial resistance in Africa and how to reduce it. Learn how to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Africa. Communicable diseases remain to be a leading cause of death in African countries (WHO). This course will look at the threat of antimicrobial resistance in [...]
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