AMR poses a significant threat to public health by reducing the effectiveness of antimicrobial medications. This webinar is designed to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to address AMR individually and collaboratively. It emphasizes the interconnected nature of healthcare roles and aims to foster collaboration among diverse professionals.
Pharmacists will gain insights into responsible antimicrobial use, Medical Doctors will explore clinical implications, Nurses will understand their role in patient education, and Biomedical Scientists will contribute valuable perspectives to the multidisciplinary approach needed to combat AMR.
In essence, this webinar aims to empower participants with a holistic understanding of their role in preventing AMR, fostering a sense of responsibility and agency in the fight against this global health threat.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
Understanding the Significance:
ORGANIZED BY THE GHANA COLLEGE OF PHARMACISTS
WITH SUPPORT FROM
This will be a virtual event. happening on Tuesday the 21st of November 2023 and Chaired by Pharm. Yvonne Yirenkyiwaa Esseku (Rector, Ghana College of Pharmacists). The virtual venue will be the CES Platform
TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Pharmacists
DATE: Tuesday 21st November 2023
TIME: 1800 GMT (6:00 PM Local Time)
CHAIRPERSON: Pharm. Yvonne Yirenkyiwaa Esseku PhD (Rector, Ghana College of Pharmacists).
MODERATOR: Pharm. Brian Asare
This meticulously crafted training program aims to tackle the urgent challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and its significant impact on public health. This initiative by the Ghana College of Pharmacists is designed to unite healthcare professionals, placing specific emphasis on the involvement of Pharmacists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, and Biomedical Scientists.
Upon completion of this training, participants are expected to achieve the following:
1. Gain an enlightened perspective on the critical roles health professionals play in preventing AMR, emphasizing the collaborative nature of these responsibilities.
2. Acquire knowledge to empower healthcare professionals for effective collaboration within the team, with a focus on highlighting the interconnectedness of various roles in the fight against AMR.
3. Receive tools and insights to equip health professionals for active contribution to the AMR battle, while also instilling a sense of responsibility that encourages proactive engagement.
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