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Oakstone CME – The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

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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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