EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

E-learning Course: Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management

Gain insight into antimicrobial resistance, learn about the threats it poses to wound care, and explore preventative measures.

The start date of the e-learning course will be taylored your schedule - attend it today or whenever it suits your calendar. 

  



Learn how to manage wound infection as a healthcare professional

It's common to control wound infections with antibiotics. Understanding antimicrobial steweardship is key to preventing antimicrobial resistance and treating a range of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi.

On this course, you will explore antimicrobial resistance, learn how to treat it, and understand how this affects the safe management of patients with wounds. You will also learn how to recognise and diagnose wound infections and how to implement infection control measures in your own practice.


Topics

  • What is Wound Management
  • Identification and Diagnosis of Wound Infection
  • Management and Prevention of Infection
  • Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management
  • Implementation into clinical practice

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Explore antimicrobial stewardship
  • Identify signs of infection
  • Engage others in your department to carry out antimicrobial stewardship
  • Demonstrate infection prevention measures in your own clinical area
  • Develop skills to manage wound infections
  • Perform antimicrobial stewardship in your own area and prioritise monitoring

Who is the course for?

This course is for healthcare professionals involved in wound management and infection prevention. We look forward to meeting you!