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Infectious Diseases in Primary Care 2018

The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel * | Boston , USA
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Title: Infectious Diseases in Primary Care 2018
Specialty: Immunology
Dates: From Nov, 7, 2018 to Nov, 9, 2018
Location: Boston , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 685 to 895 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 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Infectious Diseases in Primary Care: 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Optional HIV and Hepatitis C Treatment Workshop: 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

 

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Infectious Diseases in Primary Care, with a beginning date of 11/07/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.50 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.

 


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, professionalism, and systems-based practice.

 


IOM COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Institute of Medicine competencies: provide patient-centered care.

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  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This acclaimed course provides a comprehensive ID update. Led by Harvard Medical School's leading ID faculty and clinicians, this program provides guidance to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. Participants learn the practice implications of important new innovations and ensure that their ability to address ID challenges is fully current.


Focus areas in the course curriculum include:


Updated guidelines for adult immunization

New diagnostics for respiratory tract infections

Travel medicine and infectious diseases in immigrants

Strategies for avoiding antibiotic overuse

How to counsel reluctant patients about vaccine benefits

Can’t-miss diagnoses: infectious disease emergencies

Managing antibiotic resistance in the community

Updates for the non-HIV immunocompromised patient

Evaluation and treatment of latent tuberculosis

Infection control in the office setting

New guidelines for management of urinary, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and soft tissue infections

Specially designed for the needs of busy clinicians, Harvard Medical School faculty provide outcomes-driven and evidence-based answers to questions that MDs, NPs and PAs face every day, such as ...


What immunizations are indicated for my patients traveling to developing countries?

How can I interpret the results of different tests for latent tuberculosis?

How should I manage recurrent C. difficile?

What are the recommendations for the new zoster vaccine?

What can we expect with the upcoming flu season?

How do the various hepatitis C treatment options impact my patients?

What strategies are recommended for treating and preventing MRSA infection?

What are the new tests our lab is using to diagnose HIV and other sexually transmitted infections?

How should I answer patient questions about emerging diseases, such as Zika and MERS?

How do I manage patients with antibiotic allergies?

Speakers/Faculty:

Miriam Baron Barshak, MD

Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Todd Ellerin, MD

Director of Infectious Diseases and Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, South Shore Hospital

Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School 


Paul E. Farmer, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Co-founder, Partners In Health

Kolokotrones University Professor and Chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Jason E. Frangos, MD

Associate Physician, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Director, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital Inpatient Consultation Service

Director, Program for Infectious Diseases of the Skin

Instructor in Dermatology, Harvard Medical School


Sarah P. Hammond, MD

Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Staff Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Howard M. Heller, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Medical Director, MIT Medical Department

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Elizabeth Hohmann, MD

Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Jennifer A. Johnson, MD

Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Joel Katz, MD

Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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2018-06-13
Late Registration From: 2018-06-14 To: 0--
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Physicians
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Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

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Accommodation
Accommodation:

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.


 


Accommodations

A limited number of discounted rooms* have been reserved at Fairmont Copley Plaza until October 15, 2018. Reservations can be made by phone at (617) 267-5300 or 1-800-441-1414. Please specify that you are enrolled in this activity to request the reduced room rate. Reservations can also be made online by October 15 

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