2021 Pediatric Rx, Module 5- Antibiotic Prescribing
1.25 NAPNAP Pharmacology Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $12 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $25.
This presentation will discuss prescribing for pediatric patients in light of spotlights on inappropriate antibiotic prescribing. A rapid review of current guidelines for treating pediatric infectious diseases will frame a discussion on how to incorporate guidelines into daily practice. Local and national resistance patterns will be discussed, as well as adverse effects of antibiotics including rising resistance and C. difficile rates.
INTRODUCTION: This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.25 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 1.25 is pharmacology.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Discuss general principles regarding antibiotic resistance in 2021.
- Determine local antimicrobial resistance patterns when making prescribing decisions.
- Review common pediatric primary care conditions that require antibiotics and recommendations for prescribing.
- Discuss core principles of an antibiotic stewardship program and resources for practice.
Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-BC, CNL, FAANP: Professor and Director of Nursing, Saint Martin’s University; PNP, Pediatric Urgent Care for Woodcreek Pediatrics, Puyallup, Wash.
Dr. Moser Woo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.25 Contact hours