ADULT & PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES FOR PRIMARY CARE
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Course should result in participants being able to accurately recognize presenting signs and symptoms of commonly seen disorders, identify available tests for diagnosis, and their appropriate application in making a diagnosis; apply available treatment options and relevant long-term care, as may be indicated. Successful completion of this interactive program should increase confidence in diagnostic skills, prescribing the most accurate and effective course of treatment and follow up care, for improved patient outcomes.
Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Pediatric and Adult Infectious Diseases.
Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit.
Topics and Objectives
Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Infections, including S. Aureus
Objectives: 1) To familiarize participants with some of the most common soft tissue and musculoskeletal infections in the primary care setting, including their diagnosis and treatment 2) To understand the current epidemiology of staphylococcal disease in the United States 3) To understand the role of colonization in disease pathogenesis 4) To understand the strategies for the prevention and treatment of staphylococcal disease
Pediatric Herpes Virus Infections
Objectives: 1) To discuss the diagnosis and treatment of herpes viruses in children, including EBV, CMV, and Herpes simplex virus
Sinusitis, Otitis, Pharyngitis, and Pneumonia, Oh My!
Objectives: 1) To discuss the most up-to-date recommendations regarding the diagnosis and treatment of sinusitis, otitis, pharyngitis, and pneumonia in adults and children
Approach to the Child with Lymphadenopathy
Objectives: 1) To learn a systematic approach to the outpatient evaluation and management of lymphadenopathy, with special emphasis on diagnostic considerations in children with normal screening laboratory studies
Objectives: 1) To update participants on the latest recommendations for preventative vaccinations in children and adults, with emphasis on newly licensed vaccines and modifications to the current vaccine schedule and vaccination of special populations, including pregnant women
A Rash by Any Other Name
Objectives: 1) To review common infectious skin lesions encountered in the primary care setting, as well as life-threatening lesions, through a case-based discussion
Identifying HIV and Viral Hepatitis in the Primary Care Setting
Objectives: 1) To familiarize participants with common presentations of Acute HIV Infection, AIDS, and Acute and Chronic Viral Hepatitis (including Hepatitis A, B, and C)
Why Antibiotics Fail
Objectives: 1) To outline the common reasons why antibiotic therapy is not successful and how this can be avoided
Don’t Drink the Water: A Primer on Infectious Diarrhea
Objectives: 1) To familiarize participants with the causes, diagnostic work-up, and treatment of the most common etiologies of infectious diarrhea, including C. difficile infections in adults and children
Unintended Consequences: Antibiotic Side Effects
Objectives: 1) To familiarize participants with common and unusual side effects of the most frequently used antibiotics in the United States
Animal Bites and Rabies
Objectives: 1) To discuss infections related to animal bites, including issues surrounding rabies pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis and infection
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
ne Bedroom Oceanview Guestroom S. Hampton Tower - Located next to the Embassy Suites Hotel on the North side is the South Hampton Tower. This tower provides a connecting walkway to the Embassy Suites Hotel. Located on the ocean, this tower features one-bedroom guest rooms or two-bedroom oceanview and oceanfront condominiums and an outdoor swimming pool.
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Bedding: 2 Double Beds
Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences , MCE Conferences Inc.