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A video from Professor Dilip Nathwani, OBE, thanking learners for taking the course and recapping the topics covered within the course.

Congratulations on completing this course on setting up an antimicrobial stewardship programme!

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

  • Investigate the drivers of antimicrobial resistance and understand the need for antimicrobial stewardship
  • Identify the structures and set up required for an AMS programme
  • Explore the importance of assessing and monitoring AMS programmes and interventions
  • Explore the behaviour change challenge behind improving antibiotic usage
  • Demonstrate the process of planning and performing AMS interventions
  • Describe how measurement can be used to evaluate AMS interventions
  • Describe how to deliver education and training on AMS to meet the needs of healthcare staff

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

In the comments please let us know what your main takeaway messages are and if you will be doing anything differently in your setting.


If you are interested in learning more, 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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How to set up an Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme

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