Infectious Disease Board Reviews

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    Oakstone CME – The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

    Key Topics in Infectious Disease CME

    The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review is an extensive, well-laid-out CME board review that includes case-based lectures with special focus on the latest developments, medical guidelines, and therapeutic strategies.

    With experienced course directors Carlos Santos, MD, MPHS and Sarah Won, MD, MPH, this online CME covers topics such as central nervous system infections, nosocomial infections and infection control, antibiotics and mechanisms of resistance, viral hepatitis, and more. It’s continuing medical education that will help you to better:

    • Apply appropriate diagnostic procedures for common and uncommon infectious diseases
    • Recognize the presenting signs and symptoms of STDs and effectively treat them
    • Integrate current guidelines for the treatment of febrile transplant recipients
    • Prescribe appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with suspected sepsis
    • Reduce nosocomial infections by implementing effective infection control measures
    • Maintain up-to-date immunization of patients as per currently recommended adult immunization schedules

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    • Utilize appropriate microbiologic diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of common and uncommon infectious diseases
    • Maintain up-to-date immunization of my patients for all currently recommended adult immunizations
    • Provide my patients traveling to foreign destinations with the United States Public Health Service recommended prophylactic medications and immunizations
    • Initiate antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected patients based upon current recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • Initiate treatment for suspected sexually transmitted diseases based upon the presenting symptoms and signs
    • Initiate therapy for chronic HBV and HCV infection based upon current recommendations
    • Isolate hospitalized patients suspected of having infections with microbiologic agent of bioterrorism or a multidrug resistant organism
    • Treat community and healthcare acquired pneumonia with the current IDSA Guidelines recommended antimicrobial agents
    • Prescribe appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with suspected sepsis
    • Utilize current recommended guidelines for the treatment of febrile transplant recipients
    • Initiate appropriate infection control procedures to limit the acquisition of hospital acquired infections

    Intended Audience

    This educational activity was designed for fellows, practicing Infectious Disease specialists, and other healthcare workers with an interest in Infectious Disease.

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    • Cost: $995
    • Credit hours: 26.25
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: November 16, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: November 15, 2021
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    Oakstone CME Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

    Enhance Your Infectious Disease Knowledge with Online CME

    Directed by James H. Maguire, MD, The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases is comprehensive continuing medical education that covers a wide range of topics in a relevant and rapidly evolving field.

    Through case-based lectures and in-depth discussions, this expertly designed review sheds light on the entire gamut of issues related to infectious diseases. It’s online CME that will help you to better:

    • Assimilate and demonstrate improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases
    • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
    • Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies, their risks and benefits
    • Appraise the management of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, zoonoses, viral hepatitis, etc.
    • Incorporate new knowledge into daily practice to provide paramount care to the patients
    • Prepare for ABIM Infectious Diseases certification/recertification examinations

    Learning Objectives

    After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

    • Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of infectious diseases
    • Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in infectious diseases
    • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
    • Describe optimal therapeutic strategies and their risks and benefits
    • Apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the board exam and daily practice

    Intended Audience

    This educational activity was designed for practicing infectious disease specialists, internists with an interest in infectious disease, and fellows and trainees who are preparing to become board certified, maintaining their certification, or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of infectious disease.

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    • Cost: $995
    • Credit hours: 25.75
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: December 1, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 1, 2021