Skip to 0 minutes and 7 secondsSo this is at the end of the OPAT and Stewardship MOOC. And we really hope that you've enjoyed it and taken some key messages back to your home team. Whether you're starting an OPAT service, or whether you're developing it for the future, we hope that you manage to consolidate the information and have fruitful discussions. Just a reminder that the eOPAT website is available for all the BSAC resources on OPAT. It's www.e-opat.com. And you'll find a host of resources available, whether again, you're starting an OPAT service or you're building it for the future. The contact button is there on the website to get in touch with us. We'd be delighted to answer any questions.

Skip to 0 minutes and 50 secondsAnd it's also there to let us know how you're getting on in the future. Good luck with your service, and wherever you are in the world, thank you so much for your participation.

End of course video

Thank you very much for completing the OPAT course. We very much hope you have enjoyed your OPAT journey and it has been our pleasure helping to guide you through it.

We are really keen to get your thoughts of the content of this course - are they any other resources you think would be valuable?

OPAT is growing and it is fast becoming an established treatment option for patients. If you are thinking about developing a service or you are looking to improve an existing service we hope the MOOC has shown you the importance of OPAT team structure, a clear antimicrobial management OPAT plan that incorporates local antimicrobial stewardship principles, and that your service has a clear clinical governance framework.

Please do visit www.e-opat.com to continue your OPAT experience.

There are number of key resources that the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy have published with regards to OPAT. In addition to the work we have undertaken on good practice recommendations and stability, you will find links to our national OPAT conferences where you can view presentations.

You can also follow us on Twitter: @eopat @bsacandjac

If you have found this course useful and would like to take further courses to enhance your practice check out the courses on the BSAC website.

You may find the BSAC FutureLearn course on Intravenous to Oral Switch interesting and useful for your practice.

BSAC have also produced a free eBook “Antimicrobial Stewardship: Principles to Practice” which you can download here.

Membership to the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) is free and a great way to keep up-to-date with antimicrobial resistance and stewardship practices.

Finally we would like to acknowledge everyone who has made this 2 week OPAT course possible.

There are a huge number of people both behind the scenes and who have given their time to produce video’s for your learning. In particular, thanks to Sally Bradley, Neil Watson, Tracey Guise, Claire Vallance, Fiona Robb, Sanjay Patel, Stuart Cameron, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust OPAT Team and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow OPAT Team.

Keep flying the flag for OPAT and all the best.

Mark & Andrew

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