Using Antibiotics Wisely: A Practical Approach to Managing Respiratory Tract Infections in the Era of COVID-19
Learn about managing viral infections in your practice during COVID-19.
What is Choosing Antibiotics Wisely?
Choosing Antibiotics Wisely is an e-course that explores the management of respiratory tract infections in the context of COVID-19, antibiotic prescribing in primary care, and the shift toward virtual care practice.
What can I expect?
This four-part e-course helps family doctors educate patients about what’s appropriate and inappropriate for managing a viral infection during the fall and winter months in the time of COVID-19.
Want to know more about each of the modules?
Module 1: Influenza-like Illness, Bronchitis, Common Cold
Recognizing the criteria, considerations, and investigations associated with these respiratory tract infections that help determine the need for in-person assessment in the context of COVID-19.
Module 2: Acute Otitis Media
Focusing on acute otitis media, learners will be able to recognize the criteria, considerations, and associated investigations that will help determine the need for in-person assessment during COVID-19 as well as antibiotic choices.
Module 3: Pharyngitis
Looking at pharyngitis, learners will be able to recognize the criteria, considerations, and associated investigations to determine in-person assessment and antibiotic choices.
Module 4: Sinusitis
In the last module, we look at sinusitis and its criteria, considerations, and associated investigations in the context of COVID-19.
Can I earn Mainpro+ credits with Choosing Antibiotics Wisely?
Each eCourse module is eligible for up to one Mainpro+ credits and will have automatic credit entry.
Who created the eCourse and is it free of pharmaceutical industry bias?
This eCourse was created by the College of Family Physicians of Canada in collaboration with Choosing Wisely Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The course is free from pharmaceutical industry funding.
How long will the eCourse take to complete?
Each module should take about 60 minutes to complete. Progress is saved so you can take them at your own pace.
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