Infectious Diseases in the Adult Patient: A Primary Care Update
- Start Date:
- Monday, 23 December, 2013
- End Date:
- Friday, 27 December, 2013 1:15pm
- Infectious Disease
Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; identify the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and methods of diagnosing the presenting diseases; and apply the current recommendations of pharmacologic management, referral or follow-up and prevention. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.
The emphasis will be on aligning physician behavior with current guidelines and evidence-based medicine, as indicated within each topic's specific objectives. This course was designed to cover the spectrum of Infectious Diseases essential to all practicing physicians in FM, IM, and EM.Day 1Fever of Unknown Origin in Adults for the Primary Care Physician. Common Skin and Nail Infections. Herpesvirus Infections. Update on Infective Diarrhea.
Endocarditis and Orthopedic Device Infection Prophylaxis Guidelines: What the PCP Needs to Know.Day 2Hepatitis. Adult Immunizations, Part I. Helicobacter pylori Infection. Adult Immunizations, Part II. Update on C-difficile Infection (CDI).Day 3HIV Primer for the Primary Care Physician. Newer Antibacterial Agents. Community Acquired Pneumonia. Update on Antimicrobial Resistance. Tuberculosis.Day 4Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Update on Urinary Tract Infection. Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Advice for the International Traveler. Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis.
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