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University of California Davis

37th Annual UC Davis Infectious Diseases Conference

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Overview / Abstract:

TARGET AUDIENCE:
This program provides a review and update of practical information for internists, family physicians, Infectious Diseases specialists, nurses,pharmacists and others who manage patients with infectious diseases.

Special features include:

  • Laboratory exercises designed to simulate clinical experience with the use of the microbiology laboratory and the management of cases seen in practice.* A choice of workshop sessions for practical smaller group discussions on a variety of clinical issues.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Discuss and analyze concepts regarding the most important publications in Infectious Diseases.
• Discuss the new developments in HIV infection including prevention and treatment to improve outcomes and prevent infections. Apply strategies for the use of anti retroviral therapy for prevention of infection and use for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
.• Recognize the recent controversies in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Clostridium difficile infection.
• Define the issues regarding the epidemiology of STIs; identify the treatment and prevention options to improve individual patient outcomes and the health of the public.
• Appropriately prescribe antimicrobial drugs. Define the role of combination therapy in prevention of development of resistance.

Expiration

Jan 26, 2019

Discipline(s)

Clinical Laboratory CE, Phlebotomy , Physician CME

Credits / Hours

12

Accreditation

ACCME

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Stuart H. Cohen, MD
Sarah Doernberg, MD
Patricia Poole, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID, AAHIVP
Davis M. Asmuth, MD
Melony Chakrabarthy, MD
Nicola Anne Clayton, PharmD
Scott J. Crabtree, MD
Monica Donnelley, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, AAHIVP
Archana Maniar, MD
Natasha Nakra, MD
Hien H. Nguyen, MD, MAS
Elizabeth Patridge, MD, MPH
Bennett H. Penn, MD, PhD
Archana K. Reddy, MD
Mary E. Reilly, RN, BSN, CIC
Anna M. Romanelli, PhD
Anne Spichler Moffarah, MD, PhD
George R. Thompson, MD
Jean A. Wiedeman, MD, MPH
Rebecca Wittenberg, PharmD
Janet M. Yang, MD

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Antibiotics / Anti-Infectives, Case Management, Contamination & Infection Control, HIV / AIDS, Hospital-Acquired Infections, Immunizations / Vaccinations, Immunology / Immunosuppression, Infectious Disease, Managed Care, Microbiology / Virology

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

UC DAVIS HEALTH

Keywords / Search Terms

University of California Davis CME, Continuing Medical Education, UCD, UC Davis, Sacramento, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Clinical pharmacy, pharmaceutical services, epidemiologist, pathology, microbiology, immunology Free CE CME Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
01-25-2019 - 01-26-2019

The Sawyer Kimpton Hotel
500 J St.
Sacramento, CA   95814
United States of America

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