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Antimicrobial stewardship in community pharmacy

Antimicrobial stewardship in community pharmacy

In this pharmacy CPD module about antimicrobial resistance you will learn about:

  • The promotion of self care for self-limiting conditions
  • The importance of appropriate prescribing and use of antibiotics, and how this can be encouraged
  • Useful resources about antimicrobial stewardship for the public and other healthcare professionals

Download the PDF for this module - this includes the 5 minute test - here.

Overuse of antimicrobials is a global challenge. It has contributed to antimicrobial resistance and increased mortality rates, as the world has struggled to fight antimicrobial-resistant infections.

In its Tackling antimicrobial resistance 2019–2024: UK’s five year national action planpublished on January 24 – the government set out a number of ambitions, which include:

  • halving healthcare-associated gram-negative bloodstream infections
  • reducing the number of specific

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