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Course Overview

Recent changes in clinical practice guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) suggest that the previous guidelines that recognized healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) as a distinct category of pneumonia that develops in non-hospitalized with exposure to healthcare (e.g., long-term care facilities, hemodialysis, home infusion and/or wound care, etc.) was defined too broadly. Thus, many of these patients received inappropriate antibiotic therapy. This has contributed to the problem of antibiotic resistance and patient harm. Recently published guidelines for CAP) include new and revised recommendations to address this problem and clarify factors to be considered when selecting empiric antibiotic therapy in patients who develop CAP. This course discusses changing clinical practice guidelines for the management of pneumonia that develops in non-hospitalized patients. It is applicable to interdisciplinary professionals including, clinical laboratory personnel, pharmacy professionals, physicians, radiology professionals, dieticians, and nurses.  
 

 

About the Course Author

Dr. Reist is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. He has served as Assistant Dean in the College of Medicine and the Director of Medical Research for the Long Beach Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Formerly, he served as Chief of Mental Health, overseeing full service mental health care delivery to over 50,000 enrollees at the Long Beach VA Healthcare System. He was the Associate Director of the Southern California VA Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC), which is focused on improving long-term outcomes in chronic psychotic disorders through basic/clinical research and dissemination of evidence-based practices. Dr. Reist’s clinical interests include schizophrenia, impulsivity, PTSD, pharmacogenomics, and psychopharmacology. DoD, NIMH, and VA Medical Research have supported his research. Dr. Reist is a Distinguished Fellow of the Psychiatric Association, has been recognized as an Exemplary Psychiatrist by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and is included in Best Doctors 2007-2019. He is the author of two books and over 75 original scientific articles. Christopher Reist, MD, MBA discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests with: Relevant Financial Relationship with Alkermes as Grant/Research Support.

Johny Bethea earned a B.S. Pharmacy degree from the College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has earned certificates in Medication Therapy Management, Immunizations, and Asthma Therapy Management. He serves as Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services and has over 15 years of experience serving in areas behavioral health including as a psychiatric consultant pharmacist and the pharmaceutical industry. He develops clinical analytic solutions and provides clinical considerations. He has served on the Executive Board of Directors for CMHC’s and other medical organizations, pharmacy manager, as an APPE preceptor, and college of pharmacy dean’s advisory council.
 

Johnny Bethea has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND is a SME Writer focused on topics related to food, nutrition & dietetics for Relias. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist and has been a certified diabetes educator since 2003. Ms. Stefanski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and a master's degree in Adult Education with a special focus on distance learning. She was an adjunct instructor in the Stabler Department of Nursing at York College of Pennsylvania for 13 years. Stefanski is the owner of Stefanski Nutrition Services where she specializes in pediatric nutrition, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues and sports nutrition. Stefanski serves as national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M), is a SME Writer with Relias. She is an established author, radiographer and educator with years of experience as a radiologic technology program director. She has authored several radiology and mammography related textbooks. She also volunteers with RAD-AID international and served as a program manager with the Asha Jyoti: Women's Healthcare Mobile Outreach Programme, Chandigarh, India and currently serves as RAD-AID's Chief Mammography Technologist for the RAD-AID USA Women's Health Initiative.

Olive Peart, MS,RT(R)(M) has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Catherine Swift, MT(ASCP) is the clinical laboratory science editor for Relias Learning. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hastings College and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from North Colorado Medical Center. She has experience working in hospital laboratories, clinic laboratories, and research experience in microbiology as well as clinical research trials involving patients and various drug therapies for osteoporosis, endometriosis and bone density at Creighton University School of Medicine. Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP) has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Rebecca Smallwood, MBA, RN, has extensive experience across a wide spectrum of healthcare settings including: rural and urban acute care hospitals, public health, ambulatory surgery, higher education, and commercial healthcare learning organizations. Her roles have included: medical/surgical, ED, and OR staff and charge nurse; Director of School Health Services/school nurse; Public Health Epidemiology and Bioterrorism Preparedness Specialist; Infection control practitioner; Quality Management Specialist; Organizational Development Specialist; and Educator. Prior to joining Relias as a SME writer, she provided healthcare learning and development consultation to Swank Healthcare and was the Director of Education Services for Health.edu, a division of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Rebecca earned a diploma in nursing from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Lubbock, Texas and an MBA from Wayland Baptist University.  Rebecca Smallwood, MBA, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Nurses will receive 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration

    1.00HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.

  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    This course is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.00HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)

    Clinical Laboratory Personnel will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Physicians will receive 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologists

    1.50HOURS

    This activity is approved for credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) until 1/1/2022.
    Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit
    This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ASRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
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    1.00HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: P
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: JA4008266-0000-21-3000-H01-P
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

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    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Ohio State Medical Board

    1.00HOURS


    State Medical Board of Ohio (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)

    Physicians will receive 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.
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    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)

    Physicians will receive 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.
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    1.00HOURS


    Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)

    Physicians will receive 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.
  • Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board

    1.00HOURS


    Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

  • Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists

    1.00HOURS

    Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Dietitians

    Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Radiation technologists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners- Clinical Laboratory Personnel

    1.00HOURS


    Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners - Clinical Laboratory Personnel (CEBroker Provider #50-290)



Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE3000
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-01-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and complications associated with community-acquired pneumonia. ; Describe nursing and nutrition interventions for patients with community-acquired pneumonia.; Discuss clinical practice guidelines recommendations and rationale for diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia developing in non-hospitalized patients.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Pneumonia Developing in Non-Hospitalized Patients
    Square Peg / Round Hole
    Misshaped Peg or Peg Board?
    Out with the Old Peg
    CAP Transmission
    Risk Factors for CAP
    CAP Pathogens
    Signs and Symptoms of CAP
    Newly Defined Risk Factors for MDROs in Patients with CAP
    CAP Severity
    Pneumonia Severity Index
    Diagnostic Testing
    Outpatient Treatment Recommendations
    Inpatient Treatment
    Treatment Duration
    Treatment of Influenza in Patients with CAP
    Aspiration Pneumonia
    Risk Factors for Aspiration Pneumonia
    Pathogens Associated with Aspiration Pneumonia
    Aspiration pneumonia vs non-aspiration CAP
    Lung Lesion Locations and Aspiration Pneumonia
    Treatment for Aspiration Pneumonia
    Nursing Interventions
    Respiratory Status
    Signs and Symptoms of Sepsis
    Maximizing Ventilation, Oxygenation, and Gas Exchange
    Patient Education
    Interprofessional Team
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    References
    Congratulations!
     
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Clinical Laboratory Personnel; Level II level Dietitians; Nurses; Pharmacists; Physicians; Radiologic Technologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.