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Gentamicin and Vancomycin online modules launched

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) are please to annouce the launch of online short courses providing the most up-to-date national guidance to support the safe and effective use of gentamicin and vancomycin.

On completion of each module, the learner will have an understanding of the requirements for safe prescribing including calculating the initial dose, monitoring therapy (including assessing for toxicity) and adjusting dosage regimens as well as an understanding of the methods of administration.

The short courses are aimed at hospital prescribers including foundation year doctors and non-medical prescribers and clinical practitioners involved in administering and monitoring antibiotic treatment.

Further details at GaV.