Advanced Practice in Infectious Diseases (ID) and Antimicrobial Stewardship (AS): meeting the education needs of pharmacists
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: GALBRAITH, Kirstie (Monash University and National Alliance for Pharmacy Education, PSPDU and CMUS, Parkville, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Khumra, S. (Monash University and National Alliance for Pharmacy Education, Parkville, Australia)
Kong, D.C.M. (Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Parkville, Australia)
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare views AS as an important initiative in prevention of hospital-acquired infections. Many hospitals have an AS team with a clinical pharmacist. There is a lack of postgraduate education targeted to ID and AS and a need to offer education to support advanced practice in this The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.