Penicillin Allergies and Other Side Effects of Antibiotic Use
After viewing or presenting this presentation, viewers will be able to—
- Discuss the diagnostic approach to a resident with a penicillin allergy.
- Recognize how to conduct a detailed medication allergy history.
- Review cross-reactivity between penicillins, cephalosporins, and carbapenems.
The materials below are intended for health care practitioners and nursing staff.
Approach to Residents With Reported Penicillin Allergy (PDF, 230 KB)
One-Page Document – Antibiotic Side Effects (PDF, 293 KB)
Approaching the Resident With a Penicillin Allergy – Video (25 minutes)