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Infectious Diseases in Adults 2019

The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel * | Boston , USA
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Title: Infectious Diseases in Adults 2019
Specialty: Immunology
Dates: From Apr, 23, 2019 to Apr, 27, 2019
Location: Boston , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 895 to 1495 USD
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 39.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Infectious Diseases in Adults (April 23 - 27): 37.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Optional Pre-course Workshop (April 22): 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

 

AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 39.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

 


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Infectious Diseases in Adults, with a beginning date of 04/22/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 39.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


RISK MANAGEMENT


This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4.25 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes .75 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

 


NURSE PRACTITIONERS and REGISTERED NURSES


For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS


The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


CANADIAN ACCREDITATION


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

 


EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION


Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

 


ABMS/ACGME COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, and interpersonal and communication skills.

 


IOM COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Institute of Medicine competencies: provide patient-centered care, work in interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence-based practice, and apply quality improvement

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This comprehensive CME program ensures attendees are current with state-of-the-art approaches to prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Updates, best practices and new guidelines are presented by nationally recognized ID experts and master clinicians. Education is practical and results driven:


Strategies for optimal decision-making in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases

Newer antimicrobials and treatment strategies for highly resistant bacterial infections

State-of-the-art approaches to common infections

Clinical approaches to complex, rare, "don't-miss" infections

New and emerging infectious diseases

Update on antifungal diagnostics and therapy

Optimal management of Staph aureus infections (MSSA and MRSA)

Infections in persons with substance use disorders

What’s new in HIV management and prevention

Hep C treatment workshop (optional)

Musculoskeletal infectious diseases 

As revised treatment strategies, new diagnostic tests, and guidelines are presented, they are coupled with specific recommendations for incorporating these updates into your day-to-day work.  

 


Highlights of the 2019 Program


Expanded Case-Based and Problem-Solving Education 

The 2019 program features an expanded range of interactive, case-based and problem-solving education. The formats are engaging and attendees are encouraged to pose questions in larger sessions as well as one-on-one with the national experts who will be providing updates at this event.


Treating Highly Resistant Infections, including:

MRSA and vancomycin-intermediate Staph aureus (VISA)

Extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing gram negative rods

Carbapenemase-producing gram negative rods, including the NDM-1 metallo-beta-lactamase-producing organisms

Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) 

Azole-resistant fungal infections

Common Infectious Diseases: Updates in Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

Updates to keep you current on new strategies, state-of-the-art practices, and the most recent guidelines to address:


Infections in immunocompromised hosts

Infections in pregnancy, including Zika

Infections in persons with substance use disorders

Infections of travelers and foreign-born persons

Systemic fungal infections

Native and device-related orthopedic infections

Native and device-related central nervous system (CNS) infections

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) and eye infections

Bronchiectasis and pneumonia

HIV and its infectious and noninfectious complications

PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) and PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) to prevent HIV infection

Sexually transmitted infections

Hepatitis C monoinfection and coinfection

Tick and mosquito-borne infections and zoonoses

Vaccines and vaccine-preventable infections

Clostridium difficile infection


Speakers/Faculty:

Kevin L. Ard, MD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Miriam B. Barshak, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital; Clinical Associate in Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Nesli Basgoz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Chief and Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrea Ciaranello, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Ramy Elshaboury, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Infectious Diseases, Surgery & Transplant Pharmacy Services; Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

Donna Felsenstein, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital; MGH Clinical Research Site Leader, AIDS Clinical Trials Group; Director of the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Clinical Core

Sarah Hammond, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Staff Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Martin S. Hirsch, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Elizabeth Hohmann, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician Director, Partners Human Research Committee

David C. Hooper, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Chief, Infection Control Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Rocío Hurtado, MD, DTM&H, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Mycobacterial Center, Infectious Disease Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jennifer A. Johnson, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Arthur Kim, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Viral Hepatitis Clinic, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Camille Nelson Kotton, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Director, Transplant and Immunocompromised Host, Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

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2018-11-11
Late Registration From: 2018-11-12 To: 0--
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Fairmont Copley Plaza

138 St. James Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts

617-267-5300


This luxury downtown Boston landmark hotel has been a symbol of the city’s rich history and has completed an exciting $20 million plus renovation and restoration project. Located within the heart of Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza is an easy walk to many of the city’s historic sites, shopping, museums, and restaurants.


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