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Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Cephalosporins, Aminoglycosides, Macrolides and Quinolones

Since the advent of penicillin in the 1940s, medications have played an important role in the treatment of infectious diseases. Initially focused on the development and use of antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, in recent decades, the focus has broadened to include antifungal and antiviral agents.

Duration 15 min
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The purpose of this program is to provide nurses a detailed look at the cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, macrolides and quinolones.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the kinds of cephalosporins and their use.
  • Describe the aminoglycosides and their use.
  • Describe the macrolides and their use.
  • Describe the quinolones and their use.
Series Overview

Since the advent of penicillin in the 1940s, medications have played an important role in the treatment of infectious diseases. Initially focused on the development and use of antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, in recent decades, the focus has broadened to include antifungal and antiviral agents. Because nurses are frequently called upon to administer anti-infective agents, this series was developed to provide the information they need to recognize the signs and symptoms of infection, the medications typically used in treatment and the associated precautions and side effects.

The programs in this series are:
  • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Assessment of an Infection
  • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Nursing Implications
  • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Sulfonamides and Penicillins
  • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Cephalosporins, Aminoglycosides, Macrolides and Quinolones
  • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Antifungal and Antiviral Agents
  • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Antitubercular Agents

This series is designated for a total of 3 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 15 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
Copyright 2016
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Healthcare, Medication