Point-of-care testing and antimicrobial resistance
Estimated time for completion: 30 minutes
This module focusses on how antibiotic use leads to anti-microbial resistance (AMR), the expected future economic burden of AMR globally, and actions that can be taken to reduce and reverse AMR, specifically in relation to point-of-care testing (POCT).
All healthcare professionals and coordinators involved in the prescription of antibiotics
- Learn about how and why AMR occurs
- Understand the potential impact of AMR globally
- Explain what actions can be taken to reduce and reverse AMR, relating to POCT specifically
- Understand how AMR relates to C-reactive protein POCT for respiratory tract infections
- Learn about antibiotic stewardship programmes and their impact
- Review relevant case studies and interventions
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