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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide current information on communityacquired pneumonia, including diagnostic criteria, inpatient treatment recommendations, and prevention recommendations.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify what's new in the 2019 guideline from the American Thoracic Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America and other evidence regarding pneumonia.
  2. Identify the appropriate assessment parameters when caring for patients who have pneumonia.
  3. Apply the recommended treatment protocols for patients who have pneumonia.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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: AJN1220
Published: December 2020
Expires: 12/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Linda Kay Cook, PhD, RN, CNS, ACNP; Janet Armstead Wulf, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, CHPN, CNE