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    The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases: Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

    The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases gives you the tools you need to pass the Infectious Disease Board Exam with flying colors.

    Topics include:
    Clinical Microbiology, Antibiotics, Antifungal Therapy, Therapy of Herpes and Influenza Virus Infections, Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Nosocomial Pneumonia, ICU Infections, Endocarditis, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Travel Medicine and many others.

    Studying the Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases will help you to:
    • Prepare for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Infectious Disease certification and recertification examinations
    • Relate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
    • Evaluate the latest therapeutic approaches available, their risks and benefits
    • Appraise the management of acute HIV infection, syphilis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and sepsis

    Target Audience: Infectious Disease Specialists

    • Cost: $995 - $1,495
    • Credit hours: 26.25
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: December 31, 2016
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 31, 2019
  • Infection Control for Physicians

    Infection Control for Physicians will help you to:
    • Use evidence-based risk management practices and current guidelines to control infection in health care personnel;
    • Improve your knowledge and skills in blood borne infection, drug resistant organisms, and outpatient respiratory illness; and
    • Meet state infection control training requirements.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (Universal Precautions), Rhode Island (Infection Control / Modes of Transmission) and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Infection Control.

    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    Current Treatment Options for C. difficile Infection and the Emergence of Hypervirulent Strains

    In Current Treatment Options for C. difficile Infection and the Emergence of Hypervirulent Strains, a leading clinician discusses the increasing incidence and resistance of C. difficile, as well as hypervirulent strains, and evaluates current therapeutic agents for CDI in terms of safety, efficacy, and improvement of patient outcomes.

    Upon successful completion of Current Treatment Options for C. difficile Infection and the Emergence of Hypervirulent Strains, you should be better able to:
    • Assess the increasing incidence of C. difficile infection, as well as hypervirulent strains, in and outside of the hospital setting.
    • Differentiate current treatment options for C. difficile infection in terms of safety, efficacy, and improvement of patient outcomes.

    Target Audience: Gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.25
    • CME credits awarded by: Vindico Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: September 5, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: September 4, 2018
  • FREE

    Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence

    In Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence, a leading clinician discusses evidence-based guidelines for the management of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) and evaluates therapeutic agents under investigation that may aid in treatment and reduce the occurrence of CDI.

    Upon successful completion of Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence, you should be better able to:
    • Apply current evidence-based guidelines for the overall management of C. difficile infection.
    • Incorporate treatment strategies that may reduce C. difficile infection recurrence, as well as antibiotic resistance.

    Target Audience:
    Gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.25
    • CME credits awarded by: Vindico Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: January 30, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: January 30, 2019
  • FREE

    Hot Topics in HIV Management

    Hot Topics in HIV Management consists of 3 parts:
    Determining the Most Appropriate Initial Treatment
    Switching ART in Virologic Suppression.
    Managing Treatment-experienced HIV Patients with Virologic Failure

    Upon completion of Hot Topics in HIV Management, you should be better able to:
    • Apply updated evidence-based guidelines and recommendations when selecting initial treatment for patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    • Select and optimize HIV treatment regimens based on clinical safety and efficacy, propensity for resistance, and patient characteristics.
    • Consider patient preferences when selecting HIV treatment regimens to increase adherence and compliance to therapy.
    • Implement effective switching strategies, as necessary, in patients who are virologically suppressed, have become virologically resistant to therapy, or who have become nonadherent.

    Target Audience:
    Infectious disease specialists, HIV specialists, pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with HIV.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.75
    • CME credits awarded by: National Jewish Hospital and Vindico
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: December 28, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 28, 2018
  • FREE

    Risky Business: Diagnosing and Treating Invasive Fungal Infections

    Risky Business: Diagnosing and Treating Invasive Fungal Infections consists of 3 brief lectures on the diagnosis and treatment of invasive fungal infection:

    After completing Risky Business: Diagnosing and Treating Invasive Fungal Infections, you should be better able to:
    • Describe the epidemiology and burden of invasive fungal infections in patients who are immunocompromised and/or Immunosuppressed.
    • Incorporate the latest diagnostic techniques for invasive fungal infections to ensure that the appropriate therapy can be initiated in a timely manner.
    • Integrate the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines and clinical data pertaining to the efficacy, safety, and prophylactic use of antifungal agents to optimize the management of invasive fungal infections.

    Target Audience:
    Hematologist-oncologists, medical oncologists, transplant surgeons, critical care surgeons, critical care pulmonologists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with or at risk for invasive fungal infections.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: Vindico Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: April 18, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: April 17, 2018
  • FREE

    CDC Self-Study STD Modules for Clinicians

    Contains seven disease-based interactive modules:
    Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Pelvic inflammatory Disease (PID), Syphilis and Vaginitis.

    Target Audience:
    Physicians focusing on Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB-GYN, Infectious Disease

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 8.75
    • CME credits awarded by: CDC
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    CDC Training and Continuing Education OnLine

    After login, Choose “Search.” You may then search for courses by date, keyword, or display all. Searching keyword “Web on Demand” will bring you to a list of online courses on public health and preventive medicine topics with an emphasis on vaccination.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Preventive Medicine, Infectious Disease

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: CDC
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    Chronic Liver Disease Foundation

    This site offers numerous brief presentations concerning Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HBC), Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) and Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC).

    Target Audiences:
    Hepatology, Gastroenterology and any medical professional who serves patients with chronic liver disease.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.25 - 1 per course
    • CME credits awarded by: Various academic institutions
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio
    • Expiration of CME credit: One year after posting
  • FREE

    Clinical Care Options Hepatitis

    About 17 text-based or case-based-interactive activities concerned with aspects of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infection.

    All of these categories offer CME credit: Conference Coverage, Journal Options, Management Series, Treatment Updates, Annual Updates and Interactive Cases.

    Recent presentations include:
    • Highlights From Amsterdam 2013: HCV Phase III Studies and Approved Agents
    • Management of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Women of Reproductive Age
    • Hepatitis Highlights
    • So You Think You’re a Hepatitis C Expert, Educational Material, Part 3
    • Updates in Viral Hepatitis from AASLD 2012
    • Treat or Wait in HCV? A Series of Challenging Case Vignettes

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Infectious Disease and related specialties.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Various Sponsors
    • Format: On-Demand Online