This course will present very practical "pearls" and potential "pitfalls" in the pharmacological management of common infections including COVID-19. With the internet being overloaded with conflicting opinions on the prevention and care for COVID-19, you will be presented case studies to showcase pertinent clinical observations and approach to antibiotics that are often not emphasized in the media. This activity will also highlight several key, but not so commonly applied strategies, in caring for several infections.
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Written course material and evaluation MUST be accessed within 6 months after purchase.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- List three new clinical learnings related to the COVID-19 pandemic
- List five new "pearls" and "pitfalls" in caring for common infectious disease problems
- Make informed decisions on the use of antibiotics for common infectious diseases.
TIME TO COMPLETE
Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 CNE credit(s), of which 1.5 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Program ID: 20CAIDP
Provider Accreditation Statement
This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.
This course is taught by Lee D. Jacobs, MD. Dr. Jacobs is the Medical Director of Bethesda Community Clinic, a non-profit safety-net clinic for the uninsured. In 2015 Dr. Jacobs founded Bethesda Referral & Teaching Hospital, a non-profit Christian organization founded to construct a child and maternal hospital in Haiti. He is the co-author of Going Prepared, a book on preparing individuals, churches and organizations for overseas mission experiences. Dr. Lee Jacobs, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Minimum space required: Each video section may take up to 150 MB. Each audio section may take up to 90 MB. Requires iPhone versions 5 and above and iPad Air and Mini and above.