Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Human Health
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Depends on Membership level

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Human Health

Presenter Nursing CPD Institute

In this session we will review the AURA 2019 report into antibiotic use and resistance 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).

Target Audience

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