Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
By taking this course you have discovered how infectious diseases are acquired and spread, and how this contributes to the global risk of antimicrobial resistance infections. The course has enabled you to understand why effective infection control measures allow us to combat the growing problem of antimicrobial resistant infections and it offered practical guidance on how to protect patients, clients and residents from acquiring healthcare-associated infections.
3 weeks, 3 hours per week
Professor Laura Bowater
Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement, Norwich Medical School
UEA (University of East Anglia)
- Describe the growing global problem of antimicrobial resistance and its significance in a health and social care settings
- Discuss how infections and antimicrobial resistance can be acquired and spread in health and social care settings
- Discuss the microbiological aspects of antimicrobial infection
- Identify, develop and design practical steps to protect, patients, residents, clients and health/social care staff from infections
- The global problem of antimicrobial resistance
- Introducing microbes
- Infections in the workplace
- Transmission of infection
- Infection control
- Preventing antimicrobial infection
- Good hand hygiene
- Combating antimicrobial infections
- Using antibiotics safely to combat infection
Issued on 17th January 2022
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