{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Practical Guide for Managing Antibiotic Allergies in the Emergency Department

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on antibiotic selection in patients reporting antibiotic allergies in the emergency department (ED).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the differences between allergic drug reactions and adverse drug reactions.
  2. Identify the differences in -lactams to support proper alternative selection.
  3. Identify the process for evaluating true antibiotic allergies in the ED.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: AENJ1019B
Published: Oct/Dec 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Daniel B. Chastain, PharmD, BCIDP, AAHIVP; Gregory M. Steele, RN, MSN, FNP-BC; Joeanna I. Sams, PharmD, BCPS