This Conference has been CANCELLED.
Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Jun 19 - 21, 2020 at Hotel Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. This conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians:
This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
Topics and Objectives:
Objectives: 1) Review current dilemma with multidrug-resistant organisms, antibiotic shortage, and the history of how we got here 2) Summarize appropriate stewardship principles with specific examples
S. Aureus Infections
Objectives: 1) Review strategies for managing S. aureus soft tissue infections 2) Review diagnosis and work-up of more complicated infections
Adult Vaccines [Pharmacology]
Objectives: 1) Review adult vaccine schedules 2) Summarize practice strategies to increase vaccination rates
Sexually Transmitted Disease
Objectives: 1) Review epidemiology trends of the most common STDs 2) Review updated 2015 CDC treatment guidelines
HIV and Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review screening guidelines for HIV with focus on continuum of care 2) Summarize current treatment strategies for HIV infected individuals
Hepatitis C and Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review epidemiology and complications of hepatitis C 2) Summarize treatment strategies using directly acting antivirals
Management of Common Pediatric Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to understand the impact of antimicrobial resistance in pediatrics 2) The participant will be familiar with the appropriate evaluation and treatment for otitis media and sinusitis 3) The participant will be able to select appropriate antibiotic therapy for streptococcal pharyngitis 4) The participant will be able to recommend appropriate management for streptococcal carriers
Dealing with the Uncertain: Fever Without a Source and Fever of Unknown Origin
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify young febrile children at increased risk of serious bacterial infections 2) The participant will be familiar with current evidence upon which decision-making guidelines are based 3) The participant will be able to recommend appropriate diagnostic studies for young infants with fever without source 4) The participant will be familiar with the step-wise evaluation for children with fever of unknown origin
Immunization Update 2019
Objectives: 1) The participant will be familiar with the recent changes in the immunization schedule for children and adolescents 2) The participant will be able to describe emerging immunization issues 3) The participant will be familiar with new immunization requirements in children and adolescent 4) The participant will aware of recent immunization recommendations for adults
Is it Just "Bad Luck"?: Evaluation of the Child with Recurrent Infections
1) The participant will be able to identify which children may require work-up for recurrent infections 2) The participant will be familiar with the most common immunodeficiencies in children 3) The participant will be able to select appropriate screening tests for possible immunodeficiency 4) The participant will be able to select cost-effective diagnostic studies for children with recurrent infections
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Evidence-based Management
1) The participant will be familiar with the impact of MRSA in common pediatric skin and soft tissue infections [SSTI] 2) The participant will be able to select appropriate antibiotic therapy for superficial skin infections 3) The participant will be familiar with the appropriate evaluation and treatment of purulent SSTI 4) The participant will be able to recommend appropriate management for the child with recurrent skin abscesses
The Pediatric Traveler: Its more than just Zika
Objectives: 1) The participant will be familiar with the approach to the pregnant mother and baby potentially exposed to Zika virus 2) The participant will be familiar with immunization recommended for pediatric travelers 3) The participant will be familiar with the need for malaria prophylaxis for certain travelers 4) The participant will be able to identify possible exotic infections in returning travelers
Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
|Contact No. :||1 888 533 9031,
|Registration Type||End Date||Price|
|Physician - Early Fee||20 May,2020||USD 750.00|
|Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals - Early Fee||20 May,2020||USD 650.00|
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