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Harvard Medical School

Infectious Diseases in Primary Care - LIVE STREAMING

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Overview / Abstract:
This acclaimed course, among the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses, provides a comprehensive ID update especially for primary care practitioners. Led by Harvard Medical School's leading ID faculty and clinicians, this program provides guidance to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. Participants learn the practice implications of important new innovations and ensure that their ability to address ID challenges is fully current.
Focus areas in the course curriculum include:
• COVID-19 updates for primary care practice, adapted for current disease activity
• The newest guidelines for adult immunization
• New diagnostics for respiratory tract infections
• Strategies for avoiding antibiotic overuse
• Lyme disease: controversies and solutions
• How to counsel reluctant patients about vaccine benefits
• Can’t-miss diagnoses: infectious disease emergencies
• Treatment of highly resistant infections
• Protecting our patients with weakened immune systems
• Evaluation and treatment of latent tuberculosis
• Infection control in the office setting
• Updates on emerging infections
• New guidelines for management of urinary, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and soft tissue infections
Specially designed for the needs of busy clinicians, this course features Harvard Medical School faculty who provide outcomes-driven and evidence-based answers to questions that PHYSICIANS, NPs and PAs face every day:
• How do I diagnose, treat, and counsel patients about Lyme disease?
• How can I interpret the results of different tests for latent tuberculosis?
• How should I manage recurrent C. difficile?
• How do I manage patients with antibiotic allergies?
• What immunizations are indicated for my traveling patients?
• What are the recommendations for the new pneumococcal vaccines?
• What can we expect with the upcoming respiratory virus season?
• How can I manage resistant and recurrent urinary tract infections?
• Who should be tested for HIV and viral hepatitis?
• What is the best approach to refractory H. pylori infection?
• What patients with gastroenteritis should receive antibiotics?
• What strategies are recommended for treating and preventing MRSA infection?
• What are the new tests our lab is using to diagnose HIV and other sexually transmitted infections?
• How should I answer patient questions about vaccine safety?

OPTIMIZED FOR REMOTE EDUCATION
The 2022 program has been enhanced for distance learning. In addition to being live streamed, all sessions will be recorded and made available to participants for online viewing for 60 days after the end of the course.

Expiration

Nov 13, 2022

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Live / Seminar, Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

795-895

Credits / Hours

22.00 AMA PRA Category1 Credits™, 22.00 AAFP Prescribed credits

Accreditation

Harvard Medical School, ACCME, AAFP

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

STD's / Sexually Transmitted Disease, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Immunizations / Vaccinations, Geriatrics / LTC, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Acute Care

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Keywords / Search Terms

The Penzias Group Harvard, CME, Immunizations, Lyme, COVID-19, infection, vaccine, HIV, MRSA, Hepatitis, UTI, STI, pneumonia, flu, gastroenteritis, travel medicine, respiratory, coronavirus, C. difficile, H. pylori, antibiotics, antibiotic allergy, tuberculosis, respiratory, Live CE CME Seminar CE CME Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
10-26-2022 - 10-28-2022

Live Streaming
MA  
United States of America

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