Question 1 1 / 1 point
Jonathan has been diagnosed with strep throat and needs a prescription for an antibiotic. He says the last time he had penicillin he developed a red, blotchy rash. An appropriate antibiotic to prescribe would be:
Penicillin VK, because his rash does not sound like a serious rash
Question 2 1 / 1 point
Nicholas has been diagnosed with type A influenza. Appropriate prescribing of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) would include:
Starting oseltamivir within the first 48 hours of influenza symptoms
Advising the patient he can stop the oseltamivir when his symptoms resolve
Educating the patient that oseltamivir will cure influenza
Prophylactic treatment of all family members
Question 3 1 / 1 point
The drug of choice for treatment of primary or secondary syphilis is:
Benzathine penicillin G IM
Question 4 1 / 1 point
When treating suspected gonorrhea in a nonpregnant patient, the patient should be concurrently treated for chlamydia with:
Azithromycin 1 gram PO x 1
Amoxicillin 500 mg PO x 1
Ciprofloxacin 500 mg PO x 1
Penicillin G 2.4 million units IM x 1
Question 5 1 / 1 point
Lila is 24 weeks pregnant and has been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB). Treatment regimens for a pregnant patient with TB would include:
Question 6 1 / 1 point
The principles of drug therapy for the treatment of tuberculosis include:
Patients are treated with a drug to which M. tuberculosis is sensitive.
Drugs need to be taken on a regular basis for a sufficient amount of time.
Treatment continues until the patient’s purified protein derivative is negative.
All of the above
Question 7 1 / 1 point
Jaheem is a 10-year-old low-risk patient with sinusitis. Treatment for a child with sinusitis is:
Question 8 1 / 1 point
Alyssa is a 15-month-old patient who has been on amoxicillin for 2 days for acute otitis media. She is still febrile and there is no change in her tympanic membrane examination. What would be the plan of care for her?
Continue the amoxicillin for the full 10 days.
Change the antibiotic to azithromycin.
Change the antibiotic to amoxicillin/clavulanate.
Change the antibiotic to trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.
Question 9 1 / 1 point
Sally is a 16-year-old female with a urinary tract infection. She is healthy, afebrile, with no use of antibiotics in the previous 6 months and no drug allergies. An appropriate first-line antibiotic choice for her would be:
Question 10 1 / 1 point
Jamie is a 24-year-old female with a urinary tract infection. She is healthy, afebrile, and her only drug allergy is sulfa, which gives her a rash. An appropriate first-line antibiotic choice for her would be: