CACMLE Microbiology/Virology Courses

226-Online: Detecting Metallo-Beta-Lactamases and Colistin Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacilli


Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

Developed from a teleconference, the goal of this self-study course is to use a structured, yet self-paced format to provide a review of metallo-beta-lactamase and colistin resistance mechanisms, and the phenotypic methods used to identify these mechanisms in the Gram Negative bacilli.

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Detecting Metallo-Beta-Lactamases and Colistin Resistance in Gram-Negative Bacilli

Self-Study 226 – Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

Written by Paul C. Schreckenberger, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM).

Published 2012.

At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Recognize pitfalls of susceptibility testing for detection of antibiotic resistance
  • Identify best methods for detecting metallo-beta-lactamases and colistin resistance
  • Add appropriate interpretative comments to susceptibility reports to aid in physician understanding

Presented in an easy-to-use PowerPoint slide format with corresponding audio, it’s just like being at a live presentation!

Online 226: Course Taken Online: $20.00 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is NOT downloadable; and is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the Adobe Flash program.

Apple iPad – Purchase for download Photon Flash Player for iPad Flash App or iSwifter Flash App. Launch either of these Apps to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course. Remember to adjust your audio.

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