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Clarifying Penicillin Allergies: Allergy Interviews, Skin Testing, and Delabeling


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Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

1.00

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

 

Objectives

  • (Pharmacist) Explain the “side chain theory” of antibiotic cross-reactivity.
  • (Pharmacist) Practice performing an antibiotic allergy interview.
  • (Pharmacist) Review the process, benefits and limitations of penicillin skin testing.
  • (Pharmacist) Explain the importance of “delabeling” penicillin allergies to prevent negative consequences.
  • (Pharmacy Technician) List potential health consequences for patients labeled with a penicillin allergy.
  • (Pharmacy Technician) Practice performing an antibiotic allergy interview.
  • (Pharmacy Technician) Review the process and materials required for penicillin skin testing.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Elizabeth W. Convington
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Samford University, McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0002-0000-19-012-H01-P/T

Release Date: Aug 30, 2019
Credit Expiration Date: Aug 30, 2022

CE Hours

1.00