ESCMID eAcademy

Welcome to the ESCMID eAcademy
  • The mission of ESCMID is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infection-related diseases. This is achieved in part by promoting and supporting education, training, and good medical practice.
  • The ESCMID Academy offers an important and highly accessible educational resource, featuring live online courses and webinars, and the addition of e-learning interactive activities and courses in the near future.
WEBINARS
  • Generally, live webinars are open access and often provide up to date/urgent information on topics related to microbiology and infectious diseases.
eLEARNING MODULES
  • ESCMID is currently developing interactive and self-paced elearning content to provide participants with the most engaging learning experience.

Online ESCMID Postgraduate Courses are hosted here and consist of two- to four-day events that focus on specific clinical or laboratory issues. Organisers can be ESCMID Study Groups, related professional societies or individual ESCMID members under the auspices and with the financial support of ESCMID.

These events are open for everyone interested in the fields of clinical microbiology or infectious diseases. If you would like to register for any of these courses, please refer to the ESCMID website.
 

Safer Hospitals in the Future: Design, Ventilation, Water and Sustainability
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 12 June - 13 June, 2024

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Course Coordinators

Elisabeth Presterl, Vienna, Austria
Margreet C. Vos, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Cansu Cimen, Oldenburg, Germany 

Course Objectives

This course is designed to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the critical elements involved in infection prevention and control in healthcare environments. Over two days, the course will cover four essential topics: hospital design, ventilation and water systems, carbon footprint reduction and environmental sampling.

By the end of the course, participants will have gained in-depth knowledge and practical insights into optimising hospital design for infection control, improving ventilation and water systems, minimising the carbon footprint of healthcare practices, and effectively conducting environmental sampling. This course is designed to enable healthcare professionals and facility managers to implement advanced infection control strategies, promote sustainability and safeguard healthcare

 

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education until 1 June 2024.
 

Registration fee

EUR 150 for ESCMID members
EUR 200 for non-members
EUR 50 for ESCMID Young Scientist members, for trainees showing proof of training status to cansu.cimen.van.dijck@uni-oldenburg.de 
EUR 20 for participants from LMICs.

How I manage common infectious diseases in older adults
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 20 June, 2024

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Course Coordinator

Dafna Yahav, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel

 

Course Objectives

Management of elderly patients with infections is challenging. Elderly may present atypically, have higher risk for specific pathogens, different PKPD, and poorer outcomes. In this course, we will discuss the management of several common infections in the elderly, providing clinical approach to these infections.

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education until 14 June 2024.
 

Registration fee

EUR 75 for ESCMID members
EUR 125 for all others
The fee includes the online 1 day course.

ESCMID AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care facilities
  • ESCMID Online Education Course: 16 April & 18 April, 2024

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Course Coordinator

Sigurd Høye, Norway

Course Objectives

The Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) provider recognizes the problems that should be addressed in LTCF and can address them by organizing appropriate structures, interventions, and monitoring.

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education by 12 March 2024.


Registration fee

EUR 75 for ESCMID members
EUR 125 for non-ESCMID members
EUR 30 for ESCMID Young Scientist Members
EUR 10 for ESCMID Low-income country members

ESCMID AMS Certificate - AMS for difficult to treat infections in high resistance endemic settings
  • ESCMID Online Education Course: 5 April – 6 April, 2024

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Course Coordinator

Anup R Warrier, India

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the basics and need for AMS in their setting
  • Develop and implement a AMS program relevant to their setting
Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education by 1 March 2024.


Registration fee

EUR 115 for ESCMID members
EUR 190 for non-ESCMID members
EUR 45 ESCMID Young Scientist members
EUR 15 ESCMID LMIC members

ESCMID AMS Certificate - Optimised dosing of antibiotics: understanding PK/PD, clinical breakpoints, and therapeutic drug monitoring
  • ESCMID Online Education Course: 13 March – 14 March, 2024

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Course Coordinator

Thomas Tängdén, Sweden

Course Objectives

This course presents and summarizes currently available knowledge on PK/PD of commonly used antibiotics and antivirals, strategies for setting clinical breakpoints, individualised dosing, and therapeutic drug monitoring. The aim is to provide participants with insights that can be used to optimise antibiotic therapy for different patient groups, infection sites and pathogens. Further state of the art and innovative approaches for antimicrobial drug development will be highlighted.

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education by 1 February 2024.


Registration fee

EUR 150 for ESCMID Members
EUR 200 for non ESCMID Members
EUR 50 for ESCMID Young Scientist Members
EUR 20 for ESMID LMIC Member

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