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Antimicrobial Resistance: Turn the Tide


Welcome to eLearning moddule Antimicrobial Resistance: Turn the Tide.

This is a video including a first person account of a patient whose past medical history involved antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with associated morbidity.  A range of expert hospital staff, known for their contribution to antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) are interviewed and share their experience, answering questions about what antimicrobial stewardship is, why it is so important and how you can help to improve current practice. Links are are also provided to NPS Medicinewise eLearning modules.

A certificate is issued on completion.


By completing this module you will have knowledge of:

  • antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programs
  • appropriate antimicrobial usage
  • how antimicrobial resistance develops
  • judicious antibiotic prescribing practices
  • relevant resources, people and documents for AMS


This course is applicable for Health professionals working in hospital and community settings, Health professional students, All prescribers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Officers and may qualify for up to 0.2 hrs of Continuous Professional Development.