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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a review of hospice patients receiving antibiotics and a hospice decision support tool developed to guide symptom-driven antibiotic use based on safety and individual goals of care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recall the background information related to antibiotic use for patients at the end of life (EOL).
  2. Outline the risks of fluoroquinolone use, particularly as they apply to hospice patients.
  3. Summarize the findings of the retrospective chart review of hospice patients receiving antibiotics and the hospice decision support tool they recommend.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • 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.

Test Code: JHPN0820B
Published: August 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Molly Sinert, PharmD; Michelle M. Stammet Schmidt, PharmD, BCGP; Amanda G. Lovell, PharmD, BCGP; Bridget McCrate Protus, PharmD, MLIS, BCGP, CDP