This course will help the nurse with understanding the role, use, misuse and history of antibiotics. An overview of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program will be covered to encourage nurses, patients and prescribers to carefully administer antibiotics when necessary.
This Course has been approved for 1 Contact Hour by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the Califoria Board of Vocational Nursing.
- Explain the Antibiotic Stewardship Program
- Explain two reasons why antibiotics are not prescribed for viral infections
- State two significant historical antibiotic discoveries
Maryrose Espil, RN, MSN has more than 25 years experience in the health care field. She started training as a nursing assistant as a teen and has worked as a CNA, Certified Home Health Aide, Licensed Vocational Nurse and Registered Nurse in various health care settings. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from Excelsior College in 2012. She enjoys teaching and developing curriculum while working as a registered nurse in direct patient care. There are no relevant financial relationships with any product manufacturer or service provider mentioned.
LVN/LPN Membership (One Year)