Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

How to prescribe appropriate antibiotic therapy  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S008656
Name of lecturer
Evelina Tacconelli
Coordinator
Evelina Tacconelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course will provide evidence based knowledge for appropriate antibiotic prescription of most common bacterial infections in hospedalised patients: urinary tract infections, pneumonia and sepsis.
The interactive lectures will cover practical aspects of antibiotic therapy according to the antimicrobial stewardship recommendations and will include practical discussions on guidelines for bacterial pneumonia and urinary tract infections.

Syllabus

Basic of pharmacology of antibiotic classes
Basic recommendations of antibtioc stewardship
Empiric therapy
Target therapy
Urinary tract inefction therapy
Therapy of pneumonia
Therapy of bloodstream infections

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral





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