Pharmacy Orientation No. 1/2019 - Antimicrobial Stewardship Briefing

Post date: Jan 17, 2019 7:39:33 AM

Pharmacy Department is organising the first pharmacy orientation programme of the year which caters for the new provisionally-registered pharmacists (PRPs) and including the pharmacy diploma students from Geomatika University College and Pusrawi International College of Medical Sciences (PICOMS) as part of their learning.

The programme encompasses of four days in total and as for today, the briefing for antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) has been delivered with the purpose of providing the PRPs with the sound basis of the AMS principle for their Antibiotic Screening rotation. Topics discussed include pivotal interventions for dosing adjustment of antimicrobials, patients monitoring, and restriction/indications pertaining supply of several antimicrobials in UMMC.

The other sessions shall take place on 28-30 January and 13 February 2019.