This lecture, recorded during a 2022 APEA 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.
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Video: Video format requires Google Chrome; each video purchase can be viewed three times within 6 months of purchase. Rewind and fast-forward options available to ensure understanding.
Audio: Each audio purchase is accessible for 1 year from the date of purchase.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Discuss the difference between gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.
- State the common pathogens requiring pharmacologic treatment with antibiotic therapy.
- 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.
This activity is approved for 0.75 contact hours (which includes 0.75 hours of pharmacology)
TIME TO COMPLETE
40 minutes plus posttest.
February 2022; Reviewed and renewed February 2023
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.This activity is approved for .75 contact hour(s) (which includes .75 hour(s) of pharmacology). Program ID #2022-02-04P, 2022-02-27P.
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.