• FEATURED

    The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

    This infectious diseases CME course gives physicians a case-based, interactive look at new developments, guidelines and therapeutic strategies for the improved management and care of patients with infectious diseases. It is also ideal for earning MOC points.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Overview of Clinical Microbiology – Bacteria and Mycobacteria
    • Antibiotics
    • Antifungal Therapy: Options and Indications
    • Bronchitis and Pneumonia
    • Hot Topics in Infection Control
    • Adult Immunizations

    After completing this course, you will better be able to

    • Assimilate and demonstrate an improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases
    • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiology 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
    • Cost: $995 - $1,495
    • 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
  • FEATURED

    The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

    This infectious disease CME course includes case-based board review on several important topics pertaining to infectious diseases.

    Topics covered include:

    • Syndromes
    • Central Nervous System Infections
    • Infection Control
    • Antibiotics
    • Viral Hepatitis

    After completing the course, physicians will better be able to:

    • 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
    • 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
  • 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