Fundamentals of Antibiotic Prescribing

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Includes a copy of Amelie's Antibiotic Cards (a $20 value).

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This lecture, recorded during the 2020 APEA Live Review Course & Clinical Update, educates NPs about the most important characteristics of antibiotics, which pathogens commonly require antibiotic treatment, and decision making about managing patient conditions with antibiotics. The content reflects evidence-based guidelines and focuses on the most important steps in patient diagnosis and management. Also includes a copy of Amelie's Antibiotic Cards (a $20 value). Use these cards and follow along as Amelie explains drugs, bugs, and antibiotic drug classes.

FORMAT

Choose video or audio delivery.

Video: Video format requires Google Chrome; each video purchase can be viewed two times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast forward options are not available.

Audio: Each audio purchase is accessible for 2 years from the date of purchase.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the difference between gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.
  2. State the common pathogens requiring pharmacologic treatment with antibiotic therapy.
  3. Identify the antibiotics that are appropriate for the management of patients with bacterial infections, as well as the mechanism of action for each selected medication.

CREDITS

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) (which includes .75 hour(s) of pharmacology)

TIME TO COMPLETE

51 minutes plus posttest.

RELEASE DATE

April 2020

ACCREDITED PROVIDER

Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 100820.Program ID #2020-02-06P (Video), 2020-02-25P (Audio).

FACULTY

This course is taught by Amelie Hollier, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, a nationally certified family nurse practitioner who is one of the most dynamic and sought after speakers in the healthcare industry. She is the president and CEO of APEA.

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