Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: A Social Science Approach
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
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Learn the key aspects of successful antimicrobial stewardship
Antimicrobial resistance is a complex problem in today’s medicine that requires a unique approach. On this course, you will build your knowledge of how a social science perspective can fight the problem of antimicrobial resistance.
You will gain insights into antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in different contexts and how to apply a social science research approach. You will also be introduced to different fields of study and social science theory.
What topics will you cover?
• What is social science and why do we need a social science perspective for tackling AMR?
• Insights on implementing AMS to tackle AMR across different settings
• Introduction to realist review
• Introduction to ethnography
• Introduction to implementation science
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is designed for health professionals, junior researchers and doctoral students new to social science with an interest in antimicrobial stewardship.
Who will you learn with?
Founded in 1971, the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy exists to facilitate the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in the field of antimicrobial chemotherapy.
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