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Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the use of prophylactic antibiotics to treat patients with open fractures.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the rating of, general treatment guidelines for, and risk of infection from open fractures.
  2. Select recommended antibiotics for the treatment of open fractures.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: JTN0318A
Published: Mar/Apr 2018
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 9/12 (75%)
Authors: Kathryn Samai, PharmD, BCPS; Antonia Vilella, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
Specialties: Trauma