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The course will cover the topics related to antimicrobial resistance with basic definitions and overview on antimicrobials their use and the emergence and spread of resistance. The course will guide you through the concepts and the importance of resistance spread and dissemination and how that happens. It will show you how bacteria become resistant and which mechanisms they might use for this. And as part of the course you will also receive some training in methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) and detection of specific resistance in the microbiological laboratories with the basic methods available and with focus on the obtention of good quality results which can be interpreted and used for different purposes. Additionally, it will show you how to use genomic analysis tools to analyze whole genome sequencing data to detect resistance genes (and or other genes of interest) in a simple and easy way using online tools freely available. In the new new version an additional module including detection of specific resistance mechanisms was added. After this course you should be able to: 1. Describe the most important families of antimicrobials and mode of action 2. Understand the basic concepts of antimicrobial resistance from several perspectives (clinical, research and microbiological) 3. Enumerate and describe how bacteria can become resistant and the mechanisms that may be involved in that process 4. Describe how antimicrobial resistance emerges and spreads around the world including concepts of antimicrobial resistance transfer, selection and dissemination 5. Enumerate the methods used for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) 6. Compare dilution and diffusion methods and know the basic techniques of agar disk diffusion, broth dilution and agar dilution methods 7. Have detailed theoretical knowledge on how to perform the main methods in a laboratory 8. Know the basic concepts about analysis and interpretation of results of AST, including different breakpoints, cut-off setting and their applications. 9. Understand the importance and related concepts related to quality management and quality assurance method standardization, applied to AST 10. Relate the information obtained in this course with real cases of resistant bacteria spreading in patients, the community, animals or the environment 11. Relate the phenotypical results with results from genotyping using molecular techniques for detection of resistance mechanisms 12. Understand the concept and be able to apply genomic analysis tools used to detect resistance genes and other relevant genes from Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) data (with demonstration of selected online tools) Disclaimer: Please note that the guidelines and methods referred or links included in these materials are updated when the videos lectures are produced and before the course is released, however these might become outdated with time....

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DJ

Nov 15, 2016

It was really a good lectures and please I want to know about my certificate in have already purchased this course and submitted all\n\nThe documents let me know when will I get my certificate .

AA

Sep 24, 2017

This i very good course. i recommended to all microbiology and molecular biology students. All three teachers are very good. specially last week lecture about molecular detection of MRSA. CRE.

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von Roselin.P

Jun 09, 2020

Thank you to all the instructors....was a great course

von raj k v

May 17, 2020

great teachers and communication manner is impressing

von Rima P C

Jul 25, 2020

Very good because we will learn about antimicrobial

von Prasenjit G

Jul 29, 2020

It was very interesting and basic lecture series.

von Cesar N

Jul 30, 2019

Great Course for introducing this important topic.

von BAVANILATHA

May 20, 2020

thank you so much,Nice got many important answers

von Angela P

May 14, 2019

Please more courses about resistance. Thank you.

von Taleb H

Jun 23, 2017

Great course full of scientific add on knowledge

von srivathsa

Oct 09, 2016

It improved my understanding of drug resistance

von Maria C M

Aug 07, 2018

Loved this course! Looking foward to new ones!

von Prashant S

Feb 11, 2017

I really enjoyed learning from Dr Lina Cavaco.

von Cristina S B A

May 24, 2020

Amazing!! Thanks for all imformation supplied

von Raynuka N

Jun 28, 2016

vital information suitable for the workforce.

von Emmanuel I B

Oct 10, 2019

Great introduction to AMR theory and methods

von ABDULAZIZ D

Oct 07, 2019

greatful lecture delivery by Lina.

Thank you.

von Wisdom T N

Jun 07, 2020

Great insight into antimicrobial resistance

von Jonas R d R

Feb 14, 2020

muito bom, me ajudou muito em microbiologia

von Mathilde R

Jun 19, 2020

Thank you! It was great and very useful :)

von Paola P

Jun 02, 2020

Excellent!, it was an amazing experience.

von Peter P

Apr 05, 2020

Highly informative and well-structured.

von Minimol T P

Jul 26, 2016

Very nice lecure.easily understandable.

von Harini

Jun 04, 2020

It is very useful for me to understand

von Lee V

Nov 06, 2017

Nice overview of issues we face today.

von Jonathan O A

Nov 09, 2018

Worth the time, and very informative.

von Saravana R S

Aug 03, 2020

This course was good and informative