Do you understand the threats caused by antimicrobial resistance? Do you realise the important role the pharmacy team can play in supporting healthcare professionals and patients to optimise patient outcomes in antimicrobial therapy, while minimising harm?
This page brings together a range of learning activities to support your engagement in antimicrobial stewardship, improving appropriate prescribing of antimicrobials and educating the public about the problems associated with antimicrobial resistance. You can learn by yourself, online or face to face.
Our distance learning programme Antibacterial resistance – a global threat to public health: the role of the pharmacy team will enable you to learn more about the important role the pharmacy team can play in supporting healthcare professionals and patients to optimise patient outcomes in antimicrobial therapy, while minimising harm.
Each year we collaborate with Public Health England to co-ordinate European Antibiotic Awareness Day activities. Join over 30,000 other healthcare professionals and members of the public by pledging to become an antibiotic guardian. Choose one simple pledge about how you’ll make better use of antibiotics and help save these vital medicines from becoming obsolete. You can find out what we have done in previous campaigns and join the next one coming up.
This e-learning programme has been developed by Health Education England and is available on the e-Learning for Healthcare website. It is designed to support all health and social care staff to understand the threats caused by antimicrobial resistance. After ordering this programme, you will be redirected to their website where the resource is hosted. Please be aware that CPPE does not maintain control over the accuracy and currency of this programme.
0h:25m (for events this includes pre and post event learning)
Learning Outcomes:On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
This TARGET (Treat Antibiotics Responsibly, Guidance, Education, Tools) toolkit includes a range of resources that can each be used to support prescribers’ and patients’ responsible antibiotic use.
This Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Hub has a primary care focus and links to a range of resources.
This guideline covers the effective use of antimicrobials (including antibiotics) in children, young people and adults. It aims to change prescribing practice to help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and ensure that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection.
Antibiotic Guardian supports the UK Antimicrobial Resistance strategy, European Antibiotic Awareness Day and World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Choose one simple pledge about how you’ll make better use of antibiotics and help save these vital medicines from becoming obsolete.
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