Antimicrobial & Antibiotic Resistance Courses
Explore our collection of online courses in antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance, aimed at providing the answers and solutions to tackle these threats.
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Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria no longer responds to the medical drugs used to treat them. Antimicrobial resistance is an umbrella term which is used to describe the resistance of other microbes such as fungi and viruses.
The study of antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance is essential to ensure that antibiotic treatments remain effective when treating infections. This helps reduce medical costs and ultimately reduces mortality rates for those affected. If you’re interested in a career in pharmacy or healthcare, studying antimicrobial resistance could help you reach your goals.
At FutureLearn, we offer a wide range of courses in antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance from a number of leading institutions and universities. Boost your CV and expand your career horizons from home with our online courses that are designed to enrich and deepen your knowledge within this area of medicine. Our Unlimited subscription gives you access to an unlimited number of courses too, so you can continue learning for as long as you like and learn about a variety of fascinating topics.
Investigate the causes and solutions of antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance
The World Health Organisation (WHO) calls antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and, a subset of it - antibotic resistance, ‘increasingly serious threat[s] to global public health’. The WHO calls for ‘action across all government sectors and society’ to tackle the threat antimicrobial resistance poses to humans.
Working to find solutions to antimicrobial resistance, and antibiotic resistance, will require collaborative efforts and commitment across industries. But solutions start with understanding. Whether you’re a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional working on the frontline of antimicrobial resistance, these online antimicrobial resistance courses will give you a better understanding of the causes of, and potential solutions to, antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance. Get an introduction to managing antibiotic resistanceor take courses that focus on infection control, bacterial genomes or gram-negative bacteria (such as MRSA).
Gain Qualifications in Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Resistance
If you’re looking to continue your professional development and broaden your career horizons, gaining a professional qualification in antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance could take you one step further to achieving your goals.
You can also choose to upgrade with FutureLearn when completing a short course to receive a digital certification. This is a great way to expand your CV and to demonstrate your interest in this everchanging area of healthcare.
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