New Approaches to the Use of Antibiotics

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 1.0 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 1.0 is pharmacology.

IMPORTANT: This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. You must be logged in using your NAPNAP Username and Password to be recognized as a Member of NAPNAP. If you are a current member of NAPNAP, and you are being asked to purchase this activity at the Non-Member rate, please contact the NAPNAP National Office at (877) 662-7627 to request assistance prior to entering any payment information.

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Copyright 2018 © by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

This course is sponsored by a grant from Nursing Infection Control Education Network (NICE).

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Review factors involved in disease transmission and prevention, and identify evidence-based infection prevention strategies.
  • Describe current and emerging infectious disease threats.
  • Understand how antibiotic resistance develops and how this impacts current and future prescribing practice.
  • Integrate new learning about appropriate antibiotic use.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
06/26/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Rita Olans, DNP, CPNP, APRN-BC: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston
 

FACULTY DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Olans received CMS grant on Antimicrobial Stewardship; She is a member: Colorado Hospital Association, New Jersey Hospital Association, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/26/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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