Nursing CPD Institute

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Human Health

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 31 March 2021
In this session, we will review the AURA 2019 report into antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance in Australia.


“Review  the current status of antimicrobial usage in Australia”

Course Content

The Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Australia (AURA) Surveillance System provides data and information to support Australia’s strategic response to one of the most significant challenges facing health care around the world: antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Review  the current status of antimicrobial usage in Australia
  • Gain knowledge regarding the most common antibiotics prescribed for specific conditions
  • Receive information regarding the trends of improvement in antimicrobial prescribing  in Australia
  • Become familiar with the identified recommendations for the management of increasingly resistant antimicrobials in Australia
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