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This list relates to the year Semester 2, 2017 which ended on 20/10/2017
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  1. Module 1 7 items
    1. Principles of prescribing for Infectious Diseases 4 items
      1. Core Readings 4 items
        1. Therapeutic guidelines: Antibiotic - Therapeutic Guidelines Limited 2014-

          Book  Please read chapter on Principles of antimicrobial use

        2. Infectious diseases: a clinical approach - EBSCOhost 2010

          Book  Chapters 1 to 4 in Part 1: General approach to Infectious diseases

    2. Microbiology 2 items
      1. Core Reading 1 item
      2. Optional Reading 1 item
        1. Jawetz, Melnick, & Adelberg's medical microbiology - Brooks, G.F., Jawetz, E., Melnick, J.L, Adelberg, E.A. 2013

          Book  To assist with completing the online activity 1.2, this book (online access via Monash University Library) may be useful.

    3. Antibiotic Allergies 1 item
      1. Core Reading 1 item
  2. Module 2 3 items
    1. Antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgical procedures 1 item
      1. Core reading 1 item
        1. Therapeutic guidelines: Antibiotic - Therapeutic Guidelines Limited 2014-

          Book  Prevention of infection: surgical procedures, general principles and Prevention of infection: surgical procedures, surgical prophylaxis for orthopaedic surgery

    2. Vaccination and immunisation 2 items
      1. Core reading 2 items
        1. The Australian immunisation handbook - National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia), Australia c2013

          Book 

        2. Do not read it all but browse through it and familiarise yourself with guidelines which might be useful to your practice.

           

          You will also find useful information and resources at the Immunise Australia Program

  3. Module 3 4 items
    1. Introduction to antimicrobial resistance 1 item
      1. Core reading 1 item
    2. Infection control in healthcare 1 item
      1. Optional reading 1 item
    3. Introduction to antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) 2 items
      1. Core reading 1 item
        1. Antimicrobial stewardship in Australian hospitals 2011

          Document  This is a huge document but a great resource, and locally relevant. At the very least you should read the key points at the start of each section (also summarised at the start of the book). This will guide you further with your use of this resource.

      2. Optional reading 1 item
        1. SHPA Medicines in focus: antimicrobial stewardship - prevent and reduce infections and antimicrobial resistance - SHPA 2012

          Document  The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has developed a fact sheet on AMS to promote the role of pharmacists.

  4. Module 4 5 items
    1. Pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics and therapeutic drug monitoring 3 items
      1. Core readings 2 items
        1. Current use of aminoglycosides: indications, pharmacokinetics and monitoring for toxicity - Avent, M.L., Rogers, B.A., Cheng, A.C., Paterson, D.L. 2011

          Article 

        2. Vancomycin therapeutics and monitoring: a contemporary approach - Avent, M.L., Vaska, V.L., Rogers, B.A. 2013

          Article 

      2. Optional reading 1 item
    2. Outpatient antimicrobial therapy (or hospital-in-the-home) 2 items
      1. Core reading 1 item
        1. Parenteral antibiotics at home - Looke, D.F.M, McDougall, D.A.J. 2012

          Document 

      2. Optional Reading 1 item
        1. Therapeutic guidelines: Antibiotic - Antibiotic Expert Group, Therapeutic Guidelines Limited 2014

          Book  Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy

  5. Module 5 12 items
    1. Gram-positive organisms 3 items
      1. Core reading 1 item
      2. Optional reading 2 items
        1. Therapeutic Options for Resistant Gram Positives - Vidthiya Menon, Sebastiaan J. van Hal 12/2014

          Article 

    2. Gram-negative organisms 3 items
      1. Core reading 1 item
      2. Optional reading 2 items
    3. Fungal infections 1 item
      1. Optional reading 1 item
    4. Herpes virus infections 1 item
      1. Core reading 1 item
    5. HIV and AIDS 2 items
      1. Optional Reading 2 items
        1. An advanced and up to date reading, for those of you with a particular interest or requiring more detail to supplement the lecture, is at http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines

        2. HIV Treatment - Herbert, S., Chung, E., Waters, L. 2014-9

          Article 

    6. Hepatitis C Virus 2 items
      1. Core Reading 1 item
      2. Optional Reading 1 item
  6. Module 6 10 items
    1. Respiratory tract infections 3 items
      1. Core reading 2 items
        1. Community-acquired pneumonia - Johnson, P.D., Irving, L.B., Turnidge, J.D. 2002

          Article 

      2. Optional reading 1 item
        1. The common cold - Heikkinen, T., Järvinen, A. 2003

          Article 

    2. Urinary tract infections 1 item
      1. Core reading 1 item
    3. Skin, soft tissue, bone and joint infections 2 items
      1. Core reading 1 item
        1. Soft tissue, bone and joint infections - Gottlieb, T., Atkins, B.L., Shaw, D.R. 2002

          Article 

      2. Optional readings 1 item
        1. Prosthetic joint infection: Challenges of diagnosis and treatment - Peel, T.N., Buising, K.L., Choong, P.R.M. 2011

          Article 

    4. Gastrointestinal infections 2 items
      1. Core reading 2 items
        1. Therapeutic guidelines: Antibiotic - Therapeutic Guidelines Limited 2014-

          Book  Please read chapter on Gastrointestinal tract infections: acute gastroenteritis

    5. Central nervous system infections 1 item
      1. Core reading 1 item
    6. Endocarditis 1 item
      1. Core reading 1 item
        1. Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic 2006-

          Document  Read chapter on Cardiovascular system infections: Endocarditis

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