Antibacterial agents are powerful tools, and it is important to use them with precision. This advanced session provides an in-depth discussion of the most appropriate drugs to prescribe for bacterial infections, allowing you to confidently navigate this complex area of pharmacology. The talk begins with a discussion of bacterial pathogenicity and virulence, and the science behind anti-infectious agents is reviewed. Next, the session delves into detailed discussion of specific antibiotic drugs.
This CE offering includes information on the following topics:
- Natural penicillins, anti-Staphylococcal, anti-Pseudomonal, and aminopenicillins
- First- through fifth-generation cephalosporins
- Antibiotic treatment and prophylaxis for tuberculosis
- Urinary antiseptics, tetracyclines, and 17 other commonly prescribed antibiotics