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'What role can you play in awareness raising of antimicrobial resistance?'

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5 December, 2012

THIS ARTICLE WILL TELL YOU ABOUT 

  • Antimicrobial drugs
  • European Antibiotics awareness day
  • Antimicrobial resistance

YOU WOULD BE LIKELY TO REFERENCE THIS ARTICLE IF YOU WERE RESEARCHING:

  • Medicines management
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Infection prevention and control

IN WHAT SITUATIONS WILL THIS ARTICLE BE USEFUL FOR ME?

This article will give you an understanding of the issue of antimicrobial resistance which is a growing problem and a serious threat to patient safety. European Antibiotics Awareness Day raises the profile of responsible prescribing of antibiotics in hospitals and in the community. Nurses have a key role to play in awareness raising of this issue.

QUESTIONS FOR YOUR MENTOR/TUTOR

  • What role can I play in awareness raising of antimicrobial resistance?
  • What advice should I give around responsible prescribing of antibiotics?

 

 

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