Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

Antimicrobial stewardship

Contents

  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Antimicrobial resistance explained
  • Prevention
  • Managing self-limiting infections
  • Key resources
  • Monitoring antibiotic use
  • Using antibiotics effectively
  • Antibiotics and alcohol
  • Assessment questions
  • Action & Evaluation
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Antimicrobial stewardship

This module considers the role of the community pharmacy team in tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:    

  • Explain why antimicrobial resistance is a threat to patient safety and public and global health
  • List common self-limiting infections and their usual duration
  • Outline key messages the pharmacy team should be sharing with the public.

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