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Infectious Diseases: 2019 Update

Start Date : February 11, 2019
End Date : February 24, 2019
Time : 5:00 pm to7:00 am

Phone : 18004220711
Email : registrar@continuingeducation.net

Description

Topics

  1. Update Adult Vaccines

    • List vaccine preventable infections and their burden

    • List appropriate vaccines for adults; List strategies to increase uptake of adult vaccines



  2. Antimicrobial Stewardship

    • List the benefits of stewardship

    • List interventions to improve antibiotic use



  3. Update Respiratory Infections (RTIs)

    • List common pathogens of RTIs

    • List appropriate diagnosis and treatment of RTIs



  4. Update UTIs

    • Describe the difference of asymptomatic bacteriuria from symptomatic UTI

    • List appropriate antibiotics for UTIs



  5. Update STDs

    • List appropriate Diagnosis and therapy of common STDs



  6. Emerging Infections

    • Define and list recent emerging infections

    • Know how to manage a patient with Zika

    • List criteria for pandemic



  7. Infectous Disease Pearls

    • Describe management of common examples of infectious diseases



  8. Case Discussions for 2 hours

    • Understand nuances of treating infectious disease cases



  9. Update TB and Lyme:Another presentation of Bone and Joint infections

    • List criteria for differentiating latent from active TB

    • Know who to interpret Lyme tests and treat stages of Lyme

    • List manifestations of osteomyelitis



  10. New antimicrobial agent review and antimicrobial prophylaxis for prevention of endocarditis

    • The purpose of the lectures is to provide up-to-date and evidenced-based information regarding the diagnosis, management, and prevention of various infectious diseases that are clinically relevant to the practicing physician.

    • After attending the presentations, attendees will have a better understanding of appropriate adult vaccines and diagnositc and therapeutic principles to provide better care for patients with infections.



  11. Intra-abdominal infections and diverticulitis

    • Describe the approach to intra-abdominal infections and select appropriate antimicrobial therapy



  12. Infectious issues in patients receiving TNF inhibitors

    • Review mechanism of action of TNF-alpha inhibitors

    • List infections associated with these agents



  13. Skin and soft tissue infections

    • Recite common pathogens associated with skin infections.

    • Utilize appropriate antimicrobial therapy based on exam.



  14. C. difficile and other diarrheas

    • Recite common challenging aspects of treating diarrhea in the era of C. difficile infection.



  15. Infectious disease image and word association

    • Recall specific infectious diseaes based on keywords and/or images



  16. Infectious Risks in International Travelers

    • Recite commonly encountered diseases associated with international travel. Identify necessary items to bring for international travel



  17. Update in HIV and HCV

    • Describe testing and interpretation of diagnostics for HIV and HCV. Summarize treatment for HIV and HCV.



Registration Info

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https://continuingeducation.net/coursedescription.php?topic=Infectious_Diseases_Australia_New_Zealand_CME_Cruise_February_2019 

or call 1-800-422-0711

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Continuing Education, Inc ,
5700 4th St. N.

Aboard Holland America's ms Noordam


Tel: 18004220711
Mobile: 18004220711
Email: registrar@continuingeducation.net
Website: http://www.continuingeducation.net


Event Categories: Infectious Disease.

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