UNDERSTAND THE KEY MEDICATIONS & CONCEPTS FROM ALL THE MAJOR ANTIBIOTIC CLASSES
Includes coverage, efficacy, differences between generations, important side effects, and more for the following classes:
- Monobactams and Carbapenems
- Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra)
- Mini-quizzes reinforce understanding of key concepts.
- 1 Year of Unlimited Access on up to 3 devices
- Includes 3 CME / MOC Points / CE Credits
- Includes mp3 files of each video for listening on the go.
- Welcome! free trial
- Penicillins Explained Clearly (free trial) free trial
- Quiz 1 free trial
- Cephalosporins Explained Clearly (free trial) free trial
- Quiz 2
- Fluoroquinolones Explained Clearly
- Quiz 3
- Macrolides Explained Clearly
- Quiz 4
- Tetracyclines Explained Clearly
- Quiz 5
- Aminoglycosides Explained Clearly
- Quiz 6
- Monobactams and Carbapenems Explained Clearly
- Quiz 7
- Vancomycin Explained Clearly
- Quiz 8
- Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Video 1 free trial
- Quiz 9
- Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) Video 2
- Quiz 10
- Clindamycin Explained Clearly
- Quiz 11
- Downloadable mp3 Audio Files
- Recommended Readings
Post-Course Quiz (Required for CME/CE Credits)
- Post-Course Quiz
Optional: Receiving CE Credits for This Course
- Congratulations! Your CE Certificate
Congratulations! CME Certificate
- Your CME Certificate
Antibiotics Explained Clearly is a course designed to clarify, review, and augment the training and understanding of primary care clinicians in the use of antibiotics. The modules included in this course take a departure from the traditional slide presentation style lecture. Instead, the course is comprised of a series of video lectures aided by real-time instructor-led chalkboard visuals. This method of learning allows for the subject matter to be broken down to the basics and is designed to increase learning and retention.
Antibiotics Explained Clearly covers the major classes of antibiotics including coverage, efficacy, differences between generations, and important side effects. This CME course will utilize a combination of videos, quizzes, and systematic discussion of clinical scenarios and practice cases to effectively deliver the course content.
As a result of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe each class of antibiotics in a methodical way.
- Identify the key differences between each cephalosporin generation and what types of bacteria they cover.
- Identify the correct mechanism for different antibiotics.
Post-Test and Evaluation:
After completing the CME activity, you must successfully complete a post-test and fill out a program evaluation form. You will then be able to view and print your CME certificate.
Roger D. Seheult, MD
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Beaver Medical Group, Redlands, CA
Associate Clinical Professor
UC Riverside School of Medicine, Riverside, CA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Education Company, Inc. and MedCram, LLC. Continuing Education Company, Inc. (CEC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Education Company, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST complete the activity and the evaluation form. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.
AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3 hours of Category I credit for completing this activity.
AANPCB: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Release Date: 7/12/2019
Expiration Date: 8/5/2022 (Date after which this enduring material is no longer certified for credit.)
Medium: Enduring Material, Video/Audio
Faculty/Planning Committee Disclosures
The following individuals have indicated that he/she (nor spouse/partner) have no relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest that may impact upon this CME activity:
- Beth Townsend, HMCC – Reviewer (Continuing Education Company)
- Roger Seheult, MD- Faculty
- Kyle Allred, PA-C– Planner & Content Developer (MedCram)
Roger Seheult, MD (Faculty) discloses that he is a consultant for Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Unlabeled Use Declaration:
During their presentation, faculty may discuss unlabeled or investigational use which is not approved for a commercial product. Faculty members are required to disclose this information to the audience when referring to an unlabeled or investigational use.
Statement of Disclosure and Independence:
It is the policy of Continuing Education Company (CEC) to ensure all of its accredited educational activities are designed, implemented, and evaluated in accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s (ACCME) Criteria and Policies. In accordance with ACCME requirements, CEC has Conflict of Interest (COI) and Disclosure Policies that are designed to ensure that accredited educational activities are fair, balanced, independent, evidence-based, and based on scientific rigor.
All individuals who are in position to influence and/or control content of a CEC accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity must disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationships which they or their spouse/partner have with (a) with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (b) with any commercial supporters of the activity. (Relevant financial interest or other relationship includes such things as grants or research support, employee, consultant, major stockholder, member of speakers’ bureau, etc.) The intent of this disclosure is to provide activity participants with information to determine whether the speaker’s interests or relationships may influence the presentation with regard to exposition or conclusions. All potential conflicts of interest have been identified and resolved, and are listed above.
The opinions, ideas, recommendations, and perspectives expressed in the syllabus and accompanying presentations at this activity are those of the program authors and presenting faculty only and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, ideas, recommendations or perspectives of their affiliated institutions, Continuing Education Company, advisory boards or consultants.
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Roger Seheult M.D. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP16824. This course is approved for 3 CE contact hours.
DOUGLAS BAKER, PA-C
JORGE IPARRAGUIRRE ALEGRE, MD
Thank you for the conscise explanation
DEBBIE BONGAR, MD
SARAH BARON, MD
very good review.
Highly recommend! Great information, and presented both logically and effectively.
STACEY EDWARDS (NP Student)
wonderful! thank you! I would love to have a print out of this info
CHRIS HINSON, MD
I enjoyed the bite-size lessons. He explained the key elements of each topic while not oversimplifying them, which is a tough balance. This course did it masterfully.
RICHARD VAN TOOREN, MD
Well explanation of the performance and side effects of the various antibiotics The Q&A were good
- Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
- Over 20 years teaching experience as both an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.
- Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.
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