Antimicrobials: introduction to prescribing
A course on antimicrobials prescribing in a hospital setting.
New version released August 2019 to align with the revised and updated Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic.
This activity has been approved for 2 (Category 2) points in the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2017–2019 triennium (activity number 91693).
This activity has been accredited for 1 Core point in the ACRRM PD Program for the 2017–2019 triennium (activity code: 9020).
Developed in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC), this module deals with antimicrobials prescribing in a hospital setting.
This course focuses on and provides an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing. You will treat Mrs Clark, a 60-year-old retired teacher, who has been referred to the emergency department by her GP with fever, generalized myalgia, left loin pain and irritative lower urinary tract symptoms.