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Antimicrobial Resistance

Time limit: 365 days
4 credits

$49 Enroll

Full course description

A one year subscription (from date of purchase) to this collection of online resources designed to teach students the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to support judicious use of antimicrobials to combat antimicrobial resistance. 

 Learning Modules

  • Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
    • Mechanisms of Action
    • Distribution of Antimicrobials
    • Pharmacodynamics & Pharmacokinetics
    • Regulatory Agencies
    • An Introduction to Antimicrobial Resistance
    • Selection Pressure and Commensal Bacteria
    • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Public Health
    • Public Health Burden of AMR
    • Antibiotic Resistance Threats
    • Reservoirs of Infection
    • Modes of Disease Transmission
    • Emergence and Dissemination of AMR
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Clinical Practice
    • Select and Use Antimicrobial Drugs Appropriately
    • Maintain Accurate Records
    • Stay Current
    • Commit to Stewardship

 Activities

  • Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
    • Canine Pruritus Case Scenario
  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Public Health
    • Outbreak Management in a Dairy Herd
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship in Clinical Practice
    • Molly Case (small animal)
    • Rex Case (small animal)
    • Bovine Respiratory Disease in a Feedlot Case
    • Mastitis in a Dairy Herd Case