Education
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities

Event Description

April 2025
Online
Online

A specialized course designed to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement effective antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programs in long-term care settings. Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) play a critical role in caring for elderly and vulnerable populations, who are often at increased risk of infectious diseases and antimicrobial overuse.

Intended audience:  

Target Audience ID Physicians, Medical Microbiologists, Clinical Pharmac(olog)ists, ICU physicians, Internists, Specialist Nurses, Pediatricians and other medical specialties.

Objectives: 

The Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) provider recognizes the problems that should be addressed in LTCF and can address them by organizing appropriate structures, interventions, and monitoring.

Course coordinator: 

Sigurd Høye, Norway
Brita Skodvin, Norway

Organisers:

  • The Norwegian Antibiotic Centre for Primary Care 
  • University of Oslo and Norwegian Advisory Unit for Antibiotic Use in Hospitals 
  • Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen

Certification:

Course organisers will monitor attendance. Only participants attending live sessions will be able to receive the certification.

Accommodation:

Accommodation is not included in the fee. 

Registration details: 

This course is part of the AMS Certificate Programme, but has some spaces open to registrations outside of the programme.

Registration fees include full access to the online course.  

Deadlines

Registration

Registration is open until 05.04.2025.

Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

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Registration Fees

Ticket

Fee

ESCMID Members

EUR 75

Non-ESCMID Members

EUR 125

ESCMID Young Scientist Members

EUR 30

ESCMID LMIC members

EUR 10