British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) is an inter-professional organisation with over 40 years of experience and achievement in antibiotic education, research and leadership and is dedicated to saving lives through appropriate use and development of antibiotics now and in the future.
BSAC publishes the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, the leading international journal in its field, and leads Antibiotic Action, a UK led global initiative that seeks to ensure effective antibiotics are researched, discovered and developed for all who need them.
The Society engages with a wide range of stakeholders to improve and promote understanding of antimicrobials, including peer organisations, parliamentarians, policy-makers, students and healthcare trainees, scientists, researchers and journalists.
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Introducción a la microbiología práctica (FutureLearn)

Conoce lo básico de la microbiología y los principios para optimizar el uso de antimicrobianos desde un punto de vista práctico. Asienta las bases de las prácticas en la microbiología. Este curso te enseña todos los conceptos básicos de la microbiología. Desarrolla una base sólida para futuros estudios y [...]
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The Role of Antifungal Stewardship (FutureLearn)

Explore the role and benefits of antifungal stewardship on this online course for healthcare professionals. Learn how fungi can cause disease and explore effective forms of treatment. Fungal diseases affect millions of people worldwide each year. Antifungal stewardship helps ensure antifungal agents are prescribed correctly to achieve the best [...]
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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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OPAT: Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (FutureLearn)

Learn how patients with a serious infection can be managed in outpatient settings with the help of an OPAT service. Discover the function, role and limitations of an OPAT service. OPAT is a clinical service which enables patients with serious infection to be managed in an outpatient setting. The [...]
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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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Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Gram Negative Bacteria (FutureLearn)

This course by BSAC is for healthcare professionals managing infections. You will learn about Gram Negative Bacteria. Identify, diagnose and treat gram negative bacterial infections. Gram negative bacteria (GNB) are a group of bacteria that can cause infection and toxic reaction in patients, yet are difficult to differentiate and [...]
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Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Gulf, Middle East and North Africa (FutureLearn)

Improve your knowledge of the spread of antimicrobial resistance in the Gulf, Middle East and North Africa and how to reduce it. Learn about antimicrobial stewardship in the Gulf, Middle East and North Africa. On this course, you’ll examine the threat of antimicrobial resistance in the Middle East, Gulf [...]
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The Role of Vaccines in Preventing Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance (FutureLearn)

Learn how vaccines work and can be used for infectious disease control with this online course for healthcare professionals. Explore the impact of vaccines on infectious diseases and AMR. Vaccines are instrumental in protecting people against infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). On this course, you will investigate the [...]
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