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Antimicrobial Therapy is a Course

Antimicrobial Therapy

Time limit: 30 days
2 credits

Full course description

Course Description


This course focuses on the study of pharmacodynamic therapies of antibiotics used in professional nursing as it relates to nursing and advanced practice. Dynamics between practitioner practice and patient responses to drug therapy, teaching, psycho-social, and economic factors affecting antibiotic use are discussed. The decision-making of the nurse practicing in an expanded role related to antimicrobial therapy is also included.


Release Date

September 5, 2019

Valid for Credit Through

August 31, 2022

Participants have thirty days after registration to complete the online course.

Estimated Time to Complete

2.0 contact hours

Target Audience

This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses providing healthcare to adult patients.  

Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours 2.0
Pharmacology Credits: 1.5

Boston College Connell School of Nursing Continuing Education Program is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Nurse Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Conflict of Interest

None of the faculty or planners reports any financial interest or relationships related to the content of this CNE activity.

To Successfully Complete this Course

Read the learning objectives and disclosures
Study the educational activity
Complete Knowledge Check questions 
Complete and submit the Course Evaluation


CNE Certificate

After successfully completing the evaluation, you will be sent an email with a link that will allow you to view and then print your CE certificate immediately.


This program is designed to enhance nurses’ knowledge of current professional practices. When conducting patient care, nurses must follow the established standards of care, policies, protocols and procedures of their agencies. These education programs do not replace existing legal and regulatory requirements and rules.


Jacqueline Sly

Jacqueline Sly, RN, MSN, FNP-C, DNP candidate