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End of course summary

This article thanks learners for completing the course and provides a short summary of topics covered.

Congratulations on completing this course on the Introduction to Practical Microbiology!

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define antimicrobial resistance and stewardship

  • Know the different classification of microbes, their structure and roles

  • Understand the classification of antimicrobials, their mechanisms of actions and other properties, including pharmacokinetics

  • Know the role of the laboratory in microbiology and how to test for antimicrobial susceptibility

We hope you enjoyed the course and found it useful for your practice.

If you would like to learn more about antimicrobial stewardship, you may find Antimicrobial Stewardship: Managing Antibiotic Resistance interesting to explore.

If you are interested in other topics, the BSAC FutureLearn page contains a full list of all available BSAC courses.

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.

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