This session reviews the use of antibiotics within the geriatric population and the associated clinical guidelines. Specific focus is given to the appropriate guideline and treatment of pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Contact hours available until 9/20/2016.
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, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. 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.
• Discuss the importance of an antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP). • Review health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP) and community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). • Review treatment guideline and prevention for UTI. • Review common skin and soft tissue infection treatment guideline.