CE Credit | Hepatitis C Online - 2nd Edition | 3 | Management of Cirrhosis-Related Complications | Recognition and Management of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

In this course you will learn to differentiate spontaneous bacterial peritonitis from secondary bacterial peritonitis. You will also learn to select and utilize appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospitalizes, infectious disease specialists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be better able to:

  • Differentiate spontaneous bacterial peritonitis from secondary bacterial peritonitis
  • Select and utilize appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

Additional Information

Format: 
Reading
Video
Topics: 

Diagnosis of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
Management of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
Indications for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Prophylaxis
Regimens for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Prophylaxis

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
03/30/2018
Expires: 
03/30/2021

Iris W. Liou, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington School of Medicine

H. Nina Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Activity Availability

Available: 
03/30/2018
Expires: 
03/30/2021
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