Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Point Prevalence Surveys

William Malcolm, BSAC

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.

Dates:
  • 12 August 2019
  • 13 May 2019
  • 11 February 2019
  • 3 December 2018
  • 3 September 2018
  • 4 June 2018
  • 5 March 2018
  • 4 December 2017
  • 16 October 2017
  • 17 July 2017
  • 1 May 2017
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  • Language: English Gb

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