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.
 

ESCMID AMS Certificate - Antimicrobial use in Intensive Care and the Emergency Department
  • ESCMID Online Education Course: 27 February – 28 February, 2024

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Course Coordinators

Christian Lanckohr
(Muenster, Germany)
Hendrik Bracht (Ulm, Germany)

 

Course Objectives

  • Discuss core elements and trajectories of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes (ASP) with special emphasis on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Emergency Department (ED).
  • Present the ICU as an attractive field of action for ASPs.
  • Discuss infections that are typical in the ICU.
 
Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education by 16 January 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

 

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

Principles and applications of FT-IR spectroscopy in Clinical Microbiology
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 7 February - 8 February, 2024

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Course Coordinators

Ângela Novais, Porto, Portugal
Luísa Peixe, Porto, Portugal

Course Objectives

This course will provide an overview of the principles and fundamentals of FT-IR spectroscopy in Clinical Microbiology, as well as diverse applications including strain differentiation and typing and its potential value for outbreak management and pathogen surveillance. It aims at providing robust and state-of-the art knowledge on different experimental workflows for spectra acquisition and data analysis and an expert discussion on the perspectives of its development as a diagnostic method.

 

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education
 

Registration fee

EUR 150 for ESCMID Members
EUR 200 for non ESCMID Members
EUR 50 for Young Scientists
EUR 20 for ESCMID LMIC Members

Diseases of poverty in the modern era
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 1 February - 2 February, 2024

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Course Coordinators

Nick Power, Dublin, Ireland
Yousra Kherabi, Paris, France

Course Objectives

To provide clinicians with an understanding of the unique challenges that affect socially excluded persons and effective strategies for improving healthcare outcomes in vulnerable groups.

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education


Registration fee

EUR 150 for the whole course or EUR 75 for one day for ESCMID Members
EUR 50 for the whole course or EUR 30 for one day for Young Scientists
EUR 20 for the whole course or EUR 10 for one day for ESMID Members from LMIC

Update on Infections in Immunocompromised Host
  • ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course: 28 November - 29 November, 2023

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Course Coordinators

Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
Roy Chemaly, Houston, TX, USA
Paolo Antonio Grossi, Varese, Italy
Lewis White, Cardiff, UK

Course Objectives
The attendees of this course will be updated about bacterial, viral and fungal infections and their prevention and treatment in different types of immunosuppressed patients due to hematological or solid cancer or transplantation. The course intends to provide information in an interactive fashion providing a series of case presentations in different sessions.

Organisation

Registration Procedure
Register on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education


Registration fee

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

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