Bacterial Skin Infections

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Differentiate the most common bacterial skin infections and their manifestations.
2. Classify the risk factors for MRSA infection. 
3. Identify recommended empirical antibiotic therapy for suspected MRSA infections.
4. Construct treatment plans for common bacterial skin infections.
5. Identify emerging skin infections in the US, and their recommended treatments.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/05/2021

E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/05/2021
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