CPD module: Antimicrobial resistance



We review the current situation and policy guidelines around antimicrobial resistance...
After completing this module, you should be more aware of: 

  • The global impact of AMR
  • European and UK data on MRSA and carbapenem resistance
  • The potential for Covid-management to contribute to AMR
  • Examples of AMR developing in viruses, fungi, protozoa and the potential for biocide resistance
  • Policy including the WHO ‘One Health’ programme and the Tailoring Antimicrobial
  • Resistance Programme
  • Antimicrobial stewardship interventions
  • The aim and vision of the UK’s long-term AMR programme
  • NICE guidance for managing infections in primary care. 

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