Antibiotic Update – for Primary and Urgent Care Practitioners

Antibiotic Update – for Primary and Urgent Care Practitioners

Date: November 3, 2020         Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm    
Location:  “live” class meeting remote via Zoom
$35 - Non Monmouth Professional

$25 - MU Students, Alumni and Preceptors
2 Contact Hours for Nurses will be provided (pharmacology)

The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies is pleased to invite you to attend thisprogram.   Each we semester we will present a series of professional development classes that feature our own Faculty and Alumni.   Join us virtually for an Antibiotic Update presented by Dr. Rose Knapp, Department Chair and Director of the MSN program at MU.

Desired Learning Outcome – At the conclusion of the program, participants will self-report intent to apply the concepts learned when caring for patients who require antibiotic therapy. 

This update will cover current treatment principles using standard clinical guidelines, drug selection, appropriate use of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance concentrating on use in primary and urgent care settings. The lecture will feature Interactive case studies.  

Key topic areas include:  

  • Actions of antimicrobials commonly seen in acute and chronic settings.
  • Clinical practice guidelines for selection, administration, and duration of treatment.
  • Monitoring clinical presentation, lab values and clinical course of treatment.
  • Recognizing factors that contribute to antibiotic resistance.
  • Strategies for improving patient compliance to treatment.

Instructor: Dr. Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C, Associate Professor, Department Chair, MSN Program Director and practicing Acute Care APN specializing in Primary and Emergency Care.    

Planners, content experts and speakers have declared no conflict of interest. There is no commercial support for this activity.

Successful Completion:  Participate in the two hour online course, complete an online evaluation and attestation of completion.  A link for certificate will be emailed to you.

Pre-registration is required so please register early! Visit our website to view registration and refund policies.  For additional questions, email

Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider number: P242-9/18-21