Pharmacy Technician: A Review of Commonly Prescribed Antibiotics: Back to Basics

10.00
Online
Elective
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 Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner should be able to
  • Identify issues with antibiotic use and misuse.
  • Identify the mechanism of action of commonly prescribed antibiotics.
  • Identify uses for commonly prescribed antibiotics.
  • List common or serious adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and drug interactions for commonly prescribed antibiotics.
  • Recall patient education for commonly prescribed antibiotics.



About the Author:
Cheryl Durand, PharmD, is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS) with a focus on infectious disease and pharmacy advocacy and leadership. Dr. Durand graduated from Northeastern University. At MCPHS, she is a preceptor for institutional advanced pharmacy practice experience students, and her practice site is Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire.?She serves as a member on the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy Continuing Education Advisory Council and has been an executive board member of the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association since 2005; she is currently the vice president of the association. Dr. Durand is also a recipient of the 2014 Trustees’ Award for Teaching Excellence at MCPHS. Before joining MCPHS in 2007, she spent several years as a clinical pharmacist and clinical pharmacy manager in different hospital settings. In July 2017, Dr. Durand was appointed as the vice chair for the Pharmacy Practice Department at MCPHS School of Pharmacy Worcester/Manchester


A Review of Commonly Prescribed Antibiotics: Back to Basics

10.00
 Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner should be able to
  • Identify issues with antibiotic use and misuse.
  • Identify the mechanism of action of commonly prescribed antibiotics.
  • Identify uses for commonly prescribed antibiotics.
  • List common or serious adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and drug interactions for commonly prescribed antibiotics.
  • Recall patient education for commonly prescribed antibiotics.



About the Author:
Cheryl Durand, PharmD, is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS) with a focus on infectious disease and pharmacy advocacy and leadership. Dr. Durand graduated from Northeastern University. At MCPHS, she is a preceptor for institutional advanced pharmacy practice experience students, and her practice site is Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire.?She serves as a member on the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy Continuing Education Advisory Council and has been an executive board member of the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association since 2005; she is currently the vice president of the association. Dr. Durand is also a recipient of the 2014 Trustees’ Award for Teaching Excellence at MCPHS. Before joining MCPHS in 2007, she spent several years as a clinical pharmacist and clinical pharmacy manager in different hospital settings. In July 2017, Dr. Durand was appointed as the vice chair for the Pharmacy Practice Department at MCPHS School of Pharmacy Worcester/Manchester