Community Acquired Pneumonia

Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Monitor the health of patients with weakened immune systems to mitigate risk factors that increase their risk of developing pneumonia.           
2. Apply evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to the diagnosis of children suspected of having pneumonia.
3. Prescribe appropriate empiric therapy for CAP based on suspected pathogen and local susceptibility.
4. Discuss when patients should be treated in the hospital.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019

Donald B. Middleton, MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Vice President for Residency Education, UPMC St. Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019
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