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Antibiotic Stewardship

Communication skills
  • Learning Objectives
  • Find out how participating in health education can benefit your business
  • Improve understanding of antibiotic resistance and how you can help reduce future problems
  • Become familiar with public health initiatives such as the new UK Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2013 to 2018 and the Global Respiratory Infection Partnership (GRIP)
  • Improve your communication skills using antibiotic stewardship as an example
  • Understand how to help people change their health behaviour
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Changing health behaviour
  • Learning Objectives
  • An introduction to health behaviour change
  • Persuading, influencing and negotiating skills
  • How to use these techniques within the pharmacy
  • Antibiotic stewardship and upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs)
  • Sore throat as an example
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Motivational interviewing
  • Learning Objectives
  • Understand the importance of optimal communication to pharmacy business through different interviewing techniques
  • Appreciate the value of motivational interviewing in antibiotic stewardship and communication in pharmacy
  • Identify opportunities for action with GRIP’s 1, 2, 3 approach
  • Through example role play understand why timely interventions can boost pharmacy business
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