Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

The Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning Curriculum

Course Description

Curriculum Title: The Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning Curriculum 

 

Curriculum Duration: 3, 60 minute courses.

 

Curriculum Description: The Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning curriculum provides online training in the area of antimicrobial susceptibility testing for bacteria isolated from clinical specimens. 

 

Curriculum Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Associate disk diffusion, MIC, and commercial AST systems as antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods.
  • Recognize the role of CLSI in developing recommendations for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria isolated from clinical specimens.
  • Identify the components of a quality assurance and quality control program for antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
  • Review Gram positive organisms, Staphylococcus spp., Enterococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., and Anaerobes for AST.
  • Review Gram negative organisms, Enterobacteriaceae, Non-Enterobacteriaceae, and Haemophilusfor AST. 

For more information on Continuing Education (CE) credit types and details, please visit the CDC Laboratory Training Continuing Education page.

Top