Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2015 - Antibiotic Resistance

Course Description

Antibiotic Resistance

This module focuses on antibiotic resistance cases and new antibiotics. Course content details are listed below in the learning objectives.

Featuring—Brian Wood, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease, UW School of Medicine; Medical Director, NW AIDS Education Training Center ECHO HIV Telehealth Program, Seattle

One conference attendee said:

Brian Wood is a very thorough speaker. He answered questions clearly and thoughtfully. The additional articles on C. Diff that are included in his handout are very helpful!
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Target Audience

For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Describe common mechanisms of antibiotic resistance.
  2. Apply knowledge of common antibiotic resistance patterns to clinical practice and understand clinical situations when resistance should be considered.
  3. Discuss antibiotic treatment options in the setting of suspected or proven resistance.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.20 Contact hours
  • 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

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


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