Antibiotic Stewardship and Updates (Recorded Webinar)

Are you wondering what the latest is on prescribing antibiotics? This presentation will provide answers. Nurse Practitioner Dr. Susan Feeney will review antibiotic stewardship and updates for primary care NPs. The presentation will highlight data, best practices, and evidence for helping guide patients in care.

Total Credits: 1.25 contact hours; 1.25 are pharmacology

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to: 

  1. Identify the primary pathology that affects the shoulder of an adult patient.
  2. Recognize shoulder diagnoses that can be treated by the primary care clinician vs those requiring urgent referral to a specialist.
  3. Discuss treatment options for the primary care provider for common shoulder pathology.

Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor; Director of NP Tracks, UMMS Graduate School of Nursing

FNP; Worcester State Student Health Center

Dr. Susan Feeney is an Assistant Professor at UMass Medical School Graduate School of Nursing and is the Director of Nurse Practitioner Tracks (AG-ACNP, AG-PCNP, FNP, PMHNP). She provided comprehensive primary care for over 22 years, practicing 10 of those years in an independent NP-owned practice, and she currently practices in College Health. Dr. Feeney has been an educator for over 20 years, dedicated to teaching, mentoring and supporting NP students. She is a Senior Faculty in Fitzgerald Health Education Associates teaching certification review courses and contributes to the PriMed’s Frankly Speaking Podcasts, focusing on evidenced-based primary care practice. Dr. Feeney speaks both regionally and nationally on many topics pertaining to primary care, including vaping, women’s health, antibiotic stewardship and lab interpretation. She has contributed to primary care and case study textbooks and authored several articles. Dr. Feeney served as Vice President (2014-2016) and President of NHNPA (2016-2018) and is an active member of MCNP. 


Obtain Your Credits

To earn credits for this activity, navigate to the Content(s) tab and complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the
course presentation video; 2) complete the course evaluation; 3) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the
post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile 'My Dashboard' and clicking on 'Transcript/Certificates Earned'  for future access.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 contact hours, of which 1.25 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.



Contributing faculty,  Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 


The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.


3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  0/3 points to pass
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Presentation Video
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NPACE Webinar Evaluation
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3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
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1.25 Contact Hours credits  |  Certificate available
1.25 Contact Hours credits  |  Certificate available