Method of Participation:
The fee for participation in this journal-based CME activity is $22 per article/credit hour. To participate in the activity, physicians will be required to take the following steps:

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Read the journal article.
  • Complete the post-test and activity evaluation.
  • Participants who successfully complete the evaluation and the post-test (scoring 70% or higher in a maximum of 3 attempts) will receive 1.0 AOA Category 1-B CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Describe previous studies investigating associations between azithromycin administration and elongation of the corrected QT interval (QTc) on ECG and/or poor cardiac outcomes.
  • Outline the results of the present retrospective review of 642 patients hospitalized with pneumonia who received azithromycin.
  • Incorporate knowledge of cardiac risks after azithromycin administration when assessing its suitability for a variety of hospitalized patients, including those with COVID-19.
  • Appropriately assess all risks considering this and prior studies, and counsel patients regarding the full risk-benefit profile of azithromycin.

Cost: Non-Members $22.00/Members Free
CME QUIZ Expires: July 31, 2022

(JAN 2021)

Category 1B