Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.
Speakers: Jason Gallagher discloses that he receives grant/research support from Actavis, Durate, and Merck; is a consultant for Actavis/Forest, Astellas, Cubist, and Theravence; and serves on the Advisory Board for Actavis, Astellas, Cubist, Theravence, and Pfizer.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Discuss issues related to antibiotic selection for the treatment of infections in older adults. 2. Determine rational antibiotic choices in older patients with potentially resistant infections. 3. Explore safety issues related to antibiotic use in older persons.