Nosocomial Pneumonia


June 11th, 2010 - June 11th, 2013
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, hospital-acquired pneumonia tends to be more serious, because a patient's defense mechanisms against infection are often impaired during a hospital stay. In addition, the types of germs present in a hospital are often more dangerous than those encountered in the community.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 6/11/2013

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to: 1.) Identify how to choose appropriate empiric antimicrobial therapy for hospital-acquired pneumonia. 2.) Discuss diagnostic and preventative strategies for nosocomial pneumonia.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.