The Right Drug for the Bug: Antibiotic Prescribing Update 2023
1.25 NAPNAP Contact Hour of which 1.25 contain pharmacology content. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $12.50 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $25. This course is an archived presentation from NAPNAP's 2023 National Conference.
Antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed medications in pediatrics. This presentation will review current antibiotic resistance patterns and provide a rapid-fire review of current guidelines for prescribing antibiotics for pediatric patients.
Please note that this program is a recording from a live and virtual session from NAPNAP 2023 national conference in Orlando, Fla. If you earned CE for this session, this course will be a duplicate.
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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.25 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.
Keywords: antibiotics, medications, prescribing, pharmacology, resistance, resistance patterns
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.
- Review antibiotic resistance patterns in the US.
- Demonstrate use of an antibiogram to determine local antibiotic resistance patterns.
- Discuss current guidelines for treating common pediatric bacterial diseases.
- Explore Centers for Disease Control resources available to improve antibiotic prescribing in primary care.
Teri M. Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, FAANP
Certified as a Pediatric
- 1.25 Contact hours