This module will consider the role of community pharmacy teams in tackling antimicrobial resistance. After reading this module you will be able to explain why antimicrobial resistance is a threat to patient safety, and public and global health. You will also be able to list common self-limiting infections, their usual duration, and outline the key messages that you should be sharing with the public.
Contributing author: Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope, MPharm, DipClinPharm, FFRPS, FRPharmS, PhD, lead pharmacist, antimicrobial resistance programme, Public Health England.
Note: there is no assessment with this module but it can still be added to your personal revalidation record.