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Uso racional de antibióticos en el tratamiento de heridas

Aprende sobre la resistencia a antibióticos, descubre la amenaza que supone al tratar heridas y conoce las medidas de prevención.

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Aprende a tratar las infecciones causadas por heridas como un profesional sanita

Es habitual recurrir a antibióticos para tratar las infecciones causadas por heridas. Por ello, es fundamental comprender el uso racional de antibióticos a la hora de tratar correctamente distintas infecciones provocadas por bacterias, parásitos, virus u hongos y así evitar las resistencias.

En este curso, estudiaremos la resistencia a los antibióticos, aprenderemos cómo abordarla y veremos cómo influye en el tratamiento seguro de los pacientes con heridas. También aprenderemos a reconocer y diagnosticar las infecciones en heridas y a tomar medidas de control de infecciones en nuestra práctica diaria. Aquí puedes escuchar un anticipo.


Traducción al español ofrecida por Essity.

What topics will you cover?

  • Qué es el tratamiento de heridas.
  • Identificación y diagnóstico de infecciones en heridas.
  • Tratamiento y prevención de infecciones.
  • Principios del uso racional de antibióticos en el tratamiento de heridas.
  • Aplicación en la práctica clínica.

Who is this accredited by?

Royal College of Pathologists
Royal College of Pathologists:

The Royal College of Pathologists is a professional membership organisation with charitable status, concerned with all matters relating to the science and practice of pathology.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explorar el uso racional de antibióticos.
  • Poner en práctica medidas de prevención de infecciones en tu práctica diaria.
  • Identificar signos de infección.
  • Desarrollar aptitudes con las que tratar heridas infectadas.
  • Implicar a otros miembros de tu servicio para que apliquen el uso racional de antibióticos.
  • Priorizar un uso racional de antibióticos en tu práctica diaria y priorizar la supervisión.

Who is the course for?

Este curso está dirigido a profesionales sanitarios entre cuyas labores se encuentren el tratamiento y prevención de heridas.

Who will you learn with?

I am Karen Ousey, Professor and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention at the University of Huddersfield - UK. I am a nurse by clinical background

Who developed the course?


Founded in 1971, the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy exists to facilitate the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in the field of antimicrobial chemotherapy.

European Wound Management Association

The European Wound Management Association promotes the advancement of education and research into native epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, prevention and management of wounds of all aetiologies.

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