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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    Offline Date

    Sunday, May 10, 2020

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Sunday, May 10, 2020

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      As antimicrobial resistance continues to rise many organizations such as the CDC, CMS, and The Joint Commission have incorporated stewardship into their recommendations. This activity is designed to give an overview of antimicrobial agents, including spectrum of coverage, dose optimization, adverse effects, and strategies for clinically and financially prudent use of these agents.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   17077H01_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   17077H01_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Describe strategies to help promote stewardship of certain high risk or high cost microbials
      Outline antimicrobial drug classes and their spectrum of coverage
      Define significant adverse effects of antimicrobial agents
      Identify opportunities for dose optimization of certain antimicrobial agents

      Pharmacy Technician

      Define significant adverse effects of antimicrobial therapy
      Describe strategies to help promote stewardship of certain high risk or high cost antimicrobials
      Outline antimicrobial drug classes and their spectrum of coverage

      Nurse

      Identify opportunities for dose optimization of certain antimicrobial agents
      Define significant adverse effects of antimicrobial agents
      Describe strategies to help promote stewardship of certain high risk or high cost microbials
      Outline antimicrobial drug classes and their spectrum of coverage
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-567415

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-077-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-077-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-17-077-H01-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


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    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).