Activity

Activity ID

4536

Expires

September 4, 2021

Format Type

Journal-based

CME Credit

1

Fee

$30

CME Provider: JAMA Internal Medicine

Description of CME Course

This Teachable Moment describes the case of a marginally housed man with a history of alcohol use disorder and essential hypertension who was seen for abdominal pain and was diagnosed with uncomplicated diverticulitis, prescribed antibiotics, and subsequently was diagnosed with Clostridium difficile.

doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.3507

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1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To review the evidence for discretionary, rather than routine, use of antibiotics in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

Keywords

Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Teachable Moment, Antibiotic Use, Overuse, Resistance, Stewardship, Infectious Diseases

Competencies

Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Additional Information

doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.3507

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