Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute, Uncomplicated Bronchitis in Adults

Antibiotics are being overprescribed specifically for the treatment of uncomplicated bronchitis  in the ambulatory setting, despite that the cause is viral in over 90% of cases. In this session we will discuss the best practice for prescribers to treat uncomplicated bronchitis in adults.

Target Audience

This course is intended for primary care providers including Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners/NPs and MDs/DOs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. Apply current evidence-based recommendations for the care of adults with bronchitis in the ambulatory setting.  
  2. Limit the use of antibiotics for adults with bronchitis in the ambulatory setting. 
  3. Utilize an internal, electronic best-practice alert in your ambulatory practice aimed at reducing the use of antibiotics for adults with bronchitis
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.50 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
09/18/2017
Course expires: 
09/18/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty

Courtney Horvat, PharmD; Aurora Health Care
Charles Brummitt, MD; Aurora Health Care
Tom Dilworth, PharmD; Aurora Health Care
Lynne Fehrenbacher, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID; Aurora Health Care

Disclosure

It is the policy of Aurora Health Care Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored education activities.  All participating faculty, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program.  Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest.  All faculty and planning committee members have attested that their financial relationships do not affect their ability to present well-balanced evidence-based content for this activity.  Specific disclosure information for each course faculty will be shared with the audience prior to the faculty’s presentation.

No faculty, presenters, planners, or anyone controlling content have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.50 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/18/2017
Course expires: 
09/18/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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