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Pharmacology of Antibiotics A Refresher Course for Nurses

Learn about antibiotics, their use, and the nurse's role in ensuring safe administration to combat antimicrobial resistance.

Instructors:
Patricia Dunn
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About this course

Antibiotics are a familiar form of treatment to nurses. They are some of the most common and easily accessible drugs worldwide. However, this accessibility has led to the misuse of antibiotics and is a major cause of the threat known as antimicrobial resistance. This course provides a review of what antibiotics are, how they work, and the role nurses play in ensuring the safe and efficacious administration of antibiotic agents. This course is equivalent to two contact hours. It can be accessed through the convenience of a laptop, computer, and other mobile devices.

CE Broker ID20-897270
Category:Pharmacology, Adjuvant Health
Activity Type:Knowledge-based
Target Audience:Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers, Registered Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse, Licensed Nursing Assistant, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant
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Course Accreditation

This course is approved for the following professions. You can get more details on each profession by clicking on it.

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268.

  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

  • California Board of Nursing

  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing Assistive Personnel

  • Florida Board of Nursing

  • Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

  • Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

  • Georgia Board of Nursing

  • Kansas State Board of Nursing

  • Kentucky Board of Nursing

  • Michigan Board of Nursing

  • Mississippi Board of Nursing

  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

  • New Mexico Certified Nurse Midwives and Licensed Midwives

  • North Dakota Board of Nursing

  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nurses

  • Wyoming Board of Nursing

Faculty

Instructors

Patricia Dunn DNP, APRN, FNP-BC is a Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse and 20 years as a Registered Nurse. She has served as an APRN for Florida Pain Institute, Heart Rhythm Associates of Brevard, House Calls of Central Florida. She earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Walden University, Minneapolis.

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What are others saying?

Take a look at what other healthcare professionals are saying about AchieveCE’s continuing education courses.

Dawn O.Nutritionist
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I am always interested in continuing education in the areas of health, wellness, nutrition and mental health. Your course was well written, well organized and helpful in meeting state licensure requirements.

Priya M.Occupational Therapist
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Very well written, easy to digest, time efficient, and straight to the point. Thank you!

Cristina GRegistered Nurse
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I appreciate the convenience of the course being online and accessible through my phone and that it directly reports to CEBroker to support mandated education requirements.

Allison B.Nurse Practitioner
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I really loved this information. I was hospitalized last year for almost a month and I noticed multiple medical errors (not being hooked up to my IV multiple times, given wrong medication which caused my sodium to be very low, etc.) which lengthened my stay. I can now define those exact errors and better understand what happened to me. I hate that these medical errors are so common and I appreciate how well laid out your breakdown and categorization of them was.

Ronald H.Dentist
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I am always looking for concise ,thorough, and up to date continuing education, and this course provided exactly what I was looking for. Thank you

Meghan L.Physician
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Enjoyed this course! It squarely met my license renewal requirement as a physician. It was well-written, and an altogether enjoyable read.

Requirements

Passing Grade

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

Hardware Requirements
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.1+
  • iOS 10+
  • Android 4.3+
Software Requirements
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
Network Requirements
  • Broadband Internet Connection: T1
  • Hi-speed DSL or Cable4G cellular connection
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