Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn the key aspects of successful antimicrobial stewardship

Antimicrobial resistance is a complex problem in today’s medicine that requires a unique approach. On this course, you will build your knowledge of how a social science perspective can fight the problem of antimicrobial resistance.

You will gain insights into antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) in different contexts and how to apply a social science research approach. You will also be introduced to different fields of study and social science theory.

What topics will you cover?

  • What is social science and why do we need a social science perspective for tackling AMR?
  • Insights on implementing AMS to tackle AMR across different settings
  • Introduction to realist review
  • Introduction to ethnography
  • Introduction to implementation science

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for health professionals, junior researchers and doctoral students new to social science with an interest in antimicrobial stewardship.

Who developed the course?

BSAC

Founded in 1971, the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy exists to facilitate the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in the field of antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a world top ten university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.