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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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par Islam M M M

Sep 12, 2018

It was a very helpful and useful course , I enjoyed it very much , but I hope to be more questions during video as in sometimes get boring and too much information, Thanks.

par Soumya G

May 04, 2020

it was very informative course on antimicrobial resistance and helped a lot in learning about the resistance gained by microbials and how it can affect in long terms.

par Rituparna S

Jun 29, 2016

Great Course!! Some lectures were repetitive. So I'd like to suggest the course advisors to cut down on those lectures. Overall it was a great learning experience!!

par Fabio L F

Jul 06, 2017

Excellent content with a rich subject giving us good basis to explore and learn more on the subject and apply the acquired knowledge into many different fields.

par Lydia S

Feb 26, 2017

I did like to course very much. However, the in the last video, although the lecturer tried to speak clearly, I didn't understand all things very well.

par vijay s

Feb 21, 2019

it is really a good course for a microbiology student, i learned lots of things.

please add more practical evidences and discussions, if possible.

par Jessica L O B

Apr 07, 2020

I learned a lot regarding antimicrobial testing, I work with antibiotic resistance and this course allow me to know and improve my knowledge

par SAYARI D

Dec 31, 2017

Great set of teachers. This course has really helped me in clearing my concepts on Antimicrobial resistance- mechanisms and testing methods.

par PaulaNakase

Aug 16, 2016

I really enjoyed the course, being a complete novice i found it challenging to understand some of the technical terms but learnt alot.

par Adil R

Aug 09, 2020

Great.. Informative.. Good lectures Highly recommended for the people in this field. it was my first course on Coursera. thank you.

par Devika P

May 19, 2020

Thank you so much coursera for the lectures and to my tutor. I was able to understand the concepts of these course clearly.

par Justin H

Jun 18, 2020

Good overview of microbiology techniques - at times overly technical for my level but generally really well presented.

par Odette W

May 29, 2020

Nice overview of common used antimicrobials, resistance testing and quality control. Info is well dosed.

par zhanxw

Apr 24, 2017

Overall, the course contents is useful. If course slides can be provided, that'll be extra helpful.

par Mohamed S T

Oct 11, 2016

Very important course that help to know several ways of anti microbial susceptibility testing.

par Jaswandi

Jun 09, 2020

Excellent course, very nice instructors. Explained each and everything with utmost details.

par Jewellia T

Dec 22, 2016

Very educational course, however the lectures are very lull and do not hold attention well.

par Abel P G

Aug 05, 2016

Really great, a little more specificity on the subjects (More time) would be even better.

par RAKSHA K

Aug 26, 2019

Enjoyed learning the resistance mechanism of antibiotics and the process of testing them

par hodan

Feb 26, 2017

This class was very much eye-opening as I have gained knowledge and experience

par Markus P

Sep 17, 2016

A good overview on antimicrobial resistance and how it is measured in the lab.

par 建樺 陳

Oct 14, 2019

簡單清楚易懂的解釋了抗抗生素的機制、辨識抗生素敏感性的機制...

只是最後幾個章節的電腦工具使用較為困難!

整體學習到頗多基礎抗生素知識!

par Dr. V V

May 04, 2020

Very Interesting for theoretical and practical points of view.

par Soni m

May 19, 2020

Presentation for genetic testing od resistance was not good.

par Ahmed E A E

Nov 23, 2018

Thank you so much for this information and this course