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The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Point Prevalence Surveys

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Overview

Use Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) to combat antibiotic resistance.

Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) are an important tool for healthcare professionals to use to assess and improve antibiotic prescribing locally, nationally and globally.

This online course - led by experts from the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) - looks at their use. You’ll discover the importance of measuring antibiotic consumption and how PPS can help.

You’ll look at the steps required to conduct a PPS, including what data to collect and why, how to analyse, present and learn from it. You’ll also evaluate the limitations of PPS.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who are responsible for infection management.

No specific tools or software required.

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    It was a very interesting course! I really enjoyed reading and watching lectures! I found a lot of complementary materials since I did this course

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