Online course

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.

  • Cost: free



It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.



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.