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The Role of Diagnostics in the Antimicrobial Resistance Response

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Course Features

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Duration

6 weeks

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Lifetime Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Advanced

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Effort

4 hours per week

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

Course Description

It's not well-known that diagnostics can be used to help address the problem of antimicrobial resistant. This course was created to assist medical professionals in tackling AMR. You'll explore the varieties of resistant bacteria, such as healthcare-associated infections, clinical syndromes and zoonotic infections, and learn what to do about them. You will have a better understanding of AMR and its causes by the end of your course. You will have an in-depth understanding of the role of diagnostics in the prevention and treatment of AMR.

You can access the course content in English, French and Portuguese as well as Spanish, Russian, Russian and Chinese.

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Instructor-Moderated Discussions

Skills You Will Gain

What You Will Learn

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Reflect on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and how it is caused

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Describe the top causes of AMR (linked to WHO and CDC priority list of pathogens) such as Gram negatives bacterial pathogens causing urinary tract infections (UTI) and healthcare associated infections (HAIs), sepsis and gonorrhoea

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Explain the role of diagnostics in reducing the threat of AMR and in more targeted use of antibiotics use for above conditions

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Reflect on the role everyone has to play in the fight against AMR both for now and the future

Target Students

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This course is intended for health professionals, such as clinicians, nurses, nurse-practitioners, pharmacists, lab managers, technicians, faculty and students

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It would also appeal to anyone with an interest in the field of antimicrobial resistance

Course Instructors

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Rosanna Peeling

Instructor

I am Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Director, International Diagnostics Centre. I advocate the value of diagnostics in global health.
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Robert Luo

Instructor

Dr. Robert Luo, MD, MPH is a diagnostics consultant and pathologist with expertise in clinical virology, microbiology, and global health.

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