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CME: Less is More: New Thoughts on Antibiotic Duration

| Date Posted: 10/11/2019

CME: Less is More: New Thoughts on Antibiotic Duration

November 21, 2019

Dinner at 5:45 p.m. • Program to follow at 6:15 p.m.
Conference Center • FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC

Speaker: Gretchen S. Arnoczy, M.D.
Dr. Arnoczy completed her medical degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Infectious Disease at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Arnoczy is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease and is professionally associated with FirstHealth of the Carolinas.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe implications of overuse of common antibiotics.
• Review current guideline recommended durations of therapy for common disease states.
• Discuss new evidence supporting shorter durations of
antibiotic therapy.

Target Audience: Physicians and all Health Care Professionals who Work with Patients who are Receiving Antibiotics.
Gap to be Filled: Inappropriate duration of antibiotic therapies.
Goals of this Live Activity: Follow current guideline for recommended durations of therapy for common disease states.

CME Credit Accreditation Statement:
FirstHealth of the Carolinas is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement:
FirstHealth of the Carolinas designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Sponsor:
This program is being offered by FirstHealth’s Office of Continuing Medical Education.
Please contact us if ADA accommodations are needed.
Registration:
Please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (910) 715-7062 to reserve your space and dinner.

 

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