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  • 3 Months
  • 4 Classes
  • $150

General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

  • 07 May Saturday

  • For Pharmacists
  • For Doctors
  • Soft skills

Course Overview

Course Format: Recorded

Educational Language: English

Course Classes: 4

Accreditation Status: Under accreditation in DHA and CPD Standards

 


 

This program designed to clarify, review, and augment the training and understanding of healthcare providers in the use of antibiotics. 

We will cover the major classes of antibiotics including types, coverage, efficacy, differences between generations, side effects, infections and diseases management in details. This CPD course will utilize a discussion of clinical cases and to effectively deliver the course content.

 


 

All types of antibiotics will be disscussed including beta lactamases, cephalosporins, glycopeptides, fluroquinolones, aminoglycosides, tetracyclins, and macrolides.

 

We will take about the antibiotics resistance and how to prevent it, and lastly we will discuss different diseases that can be treated by antibiotics.

 


 

 

 

 

Topics

Introduction of Antibiotics and Basics of Microbiology

During this lecture we will discuss the defenition of antibiotics, the discovery of the first antibiotic, classification of different type of antibiotics, understanding characteristics of antibiotics including spectrum of activity, adverse effect, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, clinical use of each antibiotic.

After the end of this topic you will be able to choose a proper antibiotic for any infections.

Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics of antibiotics

During this lecture we will discuss the testing to illustrate pharmacodynamics of antibiotics, and differentiate between  bactericidal and bacteriostatic antibiotics.

Mechanisms of action of antibiotics and antibiotics classifications

During this lecture we will discuss the mechanism of action of antibiotics, the different classes of antibiotics, and the mode of action of cell wall inhibitor antibiotics.

Antibiotics classifications part 2

During this lecture we will discuss the most common classes of antibiotics, what they are generally used for and some of the potential side effects.

Course Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, after the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the classes of antibiotics and prediction of bacteria according to site of infection.
  • Identify the differences between each antibiotic type and generation and what types of bacteria they cover.
  • Identify the correct mechanism for different antibiotics.
  • Give examples of therapy and identify the best management
  • Be Familiar with the advers effects, dosing and interactions

What is technical requirements for participation in the webinar?
Only registered users can participate in the courses and webinars. Please, notice, that your email address must be confirmed. In addition to this:

— The Zoom app downloaded on your device;

— Your personal account in Zoom;

— Your authorization in Zoom (that means that before any course starts, you have to enter your email address and password here https://zoom.us/signin)

— Internet-enabled device: PC, laptop, tablet;

— Internet connection speed of 1024 Kbps;

— The presence of speakers and / or headphones on the device;

— The recommended browser is Google Chrome;

— To participate from a mobile device, you need to download the application:
What if I experience a technical difficulty?
In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact us via this email address [email protected] of the Telegram chat https://bit.ly/3ixpIYT

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