Antimicrobial Stewardship – Aged Care Quality Standards 3 and 8
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Antimicrobial Stewardship – Aged Care Quality Standards 3 and 8

Understand the problems, principles and strategies behind antimicrobial stewardship in aged care

Aged Care Learning Solutions
Updated Jun 16, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Explain the current issues with the misuse and over use of antimicrobials including antibiotics
  • Understand the history of antibiotics
  • Define antimicrobial resistance
  • State the strategies required for Antimicrobial Stewardship 
  • Discuss why Antimicrobial Stewardship is important for the aged care sector
  • Explain how education and communication are important factors in raising awareness about this issue
  • Discuss what you can do in your everyday practice to reduce antimicrobial resistance
Course Description

This course covers the following:

  • Misuse and over use of antimicrobials
  • Principles and strategies to achieve antimicrobial stewardship
  • Relevance to the aged care sector
  • Everyday practice to reduce antimicrobial resistance.

Audience

This learning activity is for Aged Care workers