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Lecture Overview

"A post-antibiotic era – in which common infections and minor injuries can kill – far from being an apocalyptic fantasy, is instead a very real possibility for the 21st Century.” This is the statement from the World Health Organisation regarding the threat of antibiotic resistance that's facing our community today. It is here, and it's real, and health professionals need to be educated on this crucial topic. A lecture not to be missed.

Educators

Portrait of Louis Roller
Louis Roller

Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Monash University for 56 years. He was on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and has significantly contributed to many editions of various pharmaceutical compendia, including the Therapeutic Guidelines. He has been and is on the editorial board of the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and Handbook and has contributed significantly to all three editions of Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. He is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles and has a passion for evidence-based knowledge and writes articles on disease state management. He lectures to pharmacists, medical practitioners, nurses, podiatrists and optometrists on a variety of therapeutic topics, as well as the University of the Third Age on various medication-related issues. He still lectures to pharmacy undergraduates on a number of topics. He has particular interests in drug interactions and pharmacogenomics and William Shakespeare. He has served as a committee member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Victorian Branch since 2008. In 2012, he was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association and, in 2014, he was awarded the life-long achievement award of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. His current activities include singing in a choir, visiting schools about bullying (Courage to Care), and giving talks to U3A groups and appropriate aged-care accommodation groups. He is a proud member of the Australian Skeptics. See Educator Profile

Reviews

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3 Total Rating(s)
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Kathy Graham-Measor
28 Feb 2018

Very good

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Genette Hobson-Campbell
20 Feb 2018

This resource was very interesting and definitely increased my existing knowledge of antimicrobial use and misuse.

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Mark Randy Arroyo
02 Oct 2017

Well presented and informative

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Emma Mincher-Jones
02 Sep 2017

Very enlightening and informative. Definitely wonderful information to help educate the public.