Academic- Rx Essentials: Antimicrobial Prescribing Update
Designed to demystify antimicrobial prescribing in common bacterial infections including acute bacterial sinusitis, COPD exacerbation, urinary tract infection, and skin and soft tissue infections. Strategies to avoid unnecessary antibiotic use in viral infections, including COVID-19 and acute bronchitis, will be highlighted.
You will learn:
- The mechanism of action of the most commonly used antibiotics
- How to most effectively prescribe antibiotics
- How certain patient characteristics increase the risk of infection with a resistant pathogen