C-Diff infections: Being a Great Antimicrobial Steward

This course allows you to review trends, recognize the impact on the emergence of resistant pathogens and apply strategies to minimize adverse events related to antimicrobial use.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Laboratory Personnel and Pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

  • Review trends in antimicrobial resistance and clostridium difficile infections. 
  • Recognize the impact of antimicrobial use on the emergence of resistant pathogens.
  • Implement evidence-based strategies to guide the appropriate selection and duration of antimicrobial therapy.
  • Apply antimicrobial stewardship strategies to improve clinical outcomes and minimize adverse events related to antimicrobial use. 
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/26/2016
Course expires: 
08/01/2018

Lillian M. Abbo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Lillian M. Abbo, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentations or discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/26/2016
Course expires: 
08/01/2018
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