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10 Aug 2017

An Introduction to Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship Course 2017

Add to my calendar 20/10/2017 9:00 am 21/08/2017 4:33 pm Australia/Melbourne An Introduction to Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship Course 2017 Seminar rooms 2 & 3, Doherty Institute DD/MM/YYYY

WHEN
20 Oct 2017

WHERE
Seminar rooms 2 & 3, Doherty Institute

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Organisers
National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship and the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases.

Course description

This two-day course aims to give practical advice on how to run an infection control and antimicrobial stewardship service. There will be tips and guidelines on how to deal with tricky situations and interactive panel discussions of reallife scenarios, dealing with the day-to-day problems and challenges faced by doctors. Panels will consist of experienced infectious diseases physicians, microbiologists and infection control practitioners.

Who should attend

  • Advanced trainees in infectious diseases and microbiology
  • Infectious diseases physicians
  • Microbiologists
  • Any doctor with responsibilities for infection control or antimicrobial stewardship

This course is targeted towards advanced trainees in infectious diseases and microbiology, but any infectious diseases physician or microbiologist or other doctor may attend. NB this course is only available to medical personnel – other courses are available for pharmacists and nurses – please contact us at [email protected]

Learning objectives

At the end of the course, the attendee should have an understanding of:

  • The basics of running an infection control and antimicrobial stewardship service
  • The basics of surveillance and hand hygiene
  • How to manage IC and AMS in particular settings
  • How to manage tricky situations in IC and AMS

More information: contact Arjun Rajkhowa.

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