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Antibiotic Therapy: Classes of Antibiotics (ANTCA)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsAntibiotics are chemical substances that kill or interfere with the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be naturally occurring or synthetic. They are the most widely used drugs to treat or prevent infections, many of which were life threatening prior to the existence of antibiotics. This course introduces the major classes of antibiotics.

Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

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COURSE OUTLINE:


INTRODUCTION
1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

BETA-LACTAMS
4. Objectives
5. Properties of Penicillin
6. Penicillin Side Effects
7. Available Penicillin Agents
8. Cephalosporin Mechanism of Action
9. Cephalosporin Generations
10. Cephalosporin PK Profile and Side Effects
11. Cephalosporin Clinical Uses
12. Monobactams
13. Carbepenems
14. Imipenem
15. Meropenem
16. Progress Check

QUINOLONES
17. Objectives
18. Quinolone History
19. Mechanism of Quinolone Action
20. Quinolone Activity and Uses
21. Fluoroquinolones
22. Progress Check

MACROLIDES AND CLINDAMYCIN
23. Objectives
24. Mechanism and Spectrum of Macrolide Action
25. Macrolide PK Profile and Side Effects
26. Clinical Uses of Macrolides
27. Clindamycin
28. Progress Check

TETRACYCLINES AND AMINOGLYCOSIDES
29. Objectives
30. Tetracycline Action
31. Tetracycline PK Profile and Side Effects
32. Clinical Uses of Tetracyclines
33. Properties of Aminoglycosides
34. Aminoglycosides Usage
35. Progress Check

SULFONAMIDES AND GLYCOPEPTIDES
36. Objectives
37. Sulfonamides
38. Glycopeptides
39. Other Antibiotics for Resistant Bacteria
40. Metronidazole
41. Progress Check

CONCLUSION
42. Summary

COURSE OBJECTIVES:


Name three beta-lactam antibiotics.
Describe the general mechanism of action of this class of drugs.
List the clinical uses of these drugs.
Understand the common side effects associated with these drugs.
Name three quinolone antibiotics.
Describe the general mechanism of action of this class of drugs.
List the clinical uses of these drugs.
Understand the common side effects associated with the quinolones.
Name three macrolide antibiotics.
Describe the general mechanism of action of this class of drugs.
List the clinical uses of these drugs.
Understand the common side effects associated with the macrolides.
Name five tetracycline and aminoglycoside antibiotics.
Describe the general mechanism of action of each class of drugs.
List the clinical uses of these drugs.
Understand the common side effects associated with these classes of drugs.
Name an antibiotic from the sulfonamide and glycopeptide classes and two new antibiotics.
Describe the antibacterial spectra of these drugs.
List the clinical uses of these drugs.
Understand the potential side effects of these drugs.

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