14th NRHC Recommendation

10 points of the annual CPD requirement for doctors be quarantined for Anti Microbial Stewardship
Similar to the 10 points allocated to Life Support Skills
Proposal to regulatory bodies such as Australian Medical Council, Australian Medical Association, ACRRM and RACGP and other specialist Colleges
Humanity is facing the threat of current and emerging antibiotic resistance. Doctors need ongoing training and reminding of correct antibiotic prescribing, and skills to educate patients

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