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The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

$995.00

Quick Facts

Overview

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

Topics / Speakers

Syndromes

Central Nervous System Infections
Michael Lin, MD, MPH


Upper and Lower Respiratory and Head and Neck Infections
David Schwartz, MD


Infective Endocarditis
John Segreti, MD


Diarrhea and Gastrointestinal Syndromes
Temitope Oyedele, MD


Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Toxin Associated Diseases
Kathy Rezai, MD


Bone and Joint Infections
John Segreti, MD


Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Control
Michael Lin, MD, MPH


Fever of Unknown Origin
Shivanjali Shankaran, MD

Specific Infectious Diseases

Epidemiology and Treatment of Staphylococcus Aureus Infections
Kyle Popovich, MD, MS


Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Kyle Popovich, MD, MS


Lyme Disease
Sarah Won, MD, MPH


Other Borrelia, Rickettsia, Tick-borne and Other Ectoparasitic Diseases
Sarah Won, MD, MPH


Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria
Shivanjali Shankaran, MD


Uncommon Pulmonary Infections and Higher Order Bacteria
Brett Williams, MD


Invasive Fungal Infections
Laurie Proia, MD


Viral Hepatitis
Oluwatoyin M. Adeyemi, MD


Bacterial Zoonoses and Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Brett Williams, MD


Herpesviruses, HTLV-1, Prion Diseases
Gregory Huhn, MD, MPHTM


Parasites
Kamal Singh, MD, D (ABMM)


Helminths
Kamal Singh, MD, D (ABMM)

HIV

HIV and Opportunistic Infections
Mariam Aziz, MD


HIV and HAART
Mariam Aziz, MD

Non-HIV Immunocompromised Hosts

Infections in Solid Organ Transplant (SOT) Recipients
Carlos Santos, MD, MPHS


Infections in Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Recipients
Carlos Santos, MD, MPHS

Antimicrobials and Vaccines

Antibiotics and Mechanisms of Resistance - Part I
Amy Hanson, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID


Antibiotics and Mechanisms of Resistance - Part II
Christy Varughese, PharmD


Immunizations
Beverly Sha, MD

Microbiology and Immunology

Clinical Microbiology
Nicholas Moore, PhD, MLS (ASCP)CM


Primary Immune Deficiencies
Allan Tenorio, MD

Faculty

Course Directors

Carlos Santos, MD, MPHS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Sarah Won, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Faculty

Oluwatoyin M. Adeyemi, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Cook County Health and Hospitals system

Attending Physician Infectious Diseases

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Mariam Aziz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Amy Hanson, PharmD, BCPS AQ-ID

Chicago, IL

Gregory Huhn, MD, MPHTM

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Michael Lin, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Nicholas Moore, PhD, MLS (ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor

Assistant Director

Clinical Microbiology

Department of Pathology

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Temitope Oyedele, MD

Assistant Professor

Cook County Health and Hospital System

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Kyle Popovich, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Laurie Proia, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Katayoun Rezai, MD

Attending Physician

John H. Stroger Hospital

Assistant Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

David Schwartz, MD

Associate Professor

Cook County Health and Hospitals system

Chair, Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

John Segreti, MD

Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Beverly Sha, MD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Shivanjali Shankaran, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Kamal Singh, MD, D (ABMM)

Director

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research

Attending

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Pathology

Evanston Hospital

North Shore University Health System

Evanston, IL

Allan Tenorio, MD

Chicago, IL

Christy Varughese, PharmD

Infectious Disease Pharmacist

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Brett Williams, MD

Assistant Professor

Cook County Health and Hospital System

Division of Infectious Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Accreditation

Accreditation

In support of Improving Patient Care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation

Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 26 Infectious Disease MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.

 

Date of Original Release: November 16, 2018
Date Credits Expire: November 15, 2021

Disclosure

It is the policy of the Rush University Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure that its CME activities are independent, free of commercial bias and beyond the control of persons or organizations with an economic interest in influencing the content of CME. Everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest (including but not limited to pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic) within the preceding 12 months. If there are relationships that create a conflict of interest, these must be resolved by the CME Course Director in consultation with the Office of Continuing Medical Education prior to the participation of the faculty member in the development or presentation of course content.

 

Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement in the PDF and printed syllabus.

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.

Quick Facts

Provider: Rush University Medical Center

Course Directors:

Carlos Santos, MD, MPHS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Department of Internal Medicine 

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Sarah Won, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Division of Infectious Diseases

Department of Internal Medicine 

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Credits: Earn a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 26.25 ABIM MOC points

 

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