Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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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 patient outcome.
On this course, you will investigate the benefits of antifungal stewardship through case studies that feature successful strategies. You will cover basic mycology and common fungal diseases as well as look at ways to treat fungal diseases like candidemia. By completing this course, you will be able to use your knowledge in a clinical setting.
What topics will you cover?
This course will cover:
- Basic Mycology and outline common fungal diseases;
- Cover common fungal diseases, splitting into yeasts (Candida) and moulds (Aspergillus);
- Illustrate, through cases, the clinical approach to fungal diseases with stewardship implications
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Who is the course for?
This course is designed for any healthcare professional involved with caring for patients who may experience fungal disease. This may be in a primary care or hospital setting.
Who will you learn with?
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