OVERVIEW

Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care And Hospitalist Approach is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc. and will be held from Oct 10 - 12, 2022 at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States of America.

Learning Objectives:
Day 1:
Pediatric Immunization Update and the Challenges of Vaccine Refusal:
After completing this session, participants should be able: GL.COMP
• Discuss the epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases.
• Use vaccinations according to ACIP/AAP recommendations.
• Apply the changes and updates to ACIP/AAP recommendations.
• Provide clinical strategies for parental education and cooperation to address the issue of vaccine refusal.
Pediatric Meningitis Revisited.
After completing this session, participants should be able: GL, COMP
• Identify common signs and symptoms of viral and bacterial meningitis.
• Determine the cause of bacterial meningitis in children and create a treatment plan based on the Cochrane Database, systematic review, and AAP Guidelines.
• Recognize the most recent diagnostic tools, management priorities, and possible complications of bacterial meningitis.
• Compare the effects of immunization on bacterial meningitis.
Fever and Rash are the chief complaints.
After the session is completed, participants should be able: COMPLETE
• Recognize distinct clinical conditions with fever or Rash.
• Create a method for clinical and laboratory diagnosis, of severe Infections of the Head and Neck.

After the session is completed, participants should be able: COMPLETE

• Differentiate peritonsillar and retropharyngeal space infection's appearance, diagnosis, and treatment according to the Otolaryngology Clinic practice guidelines.
• Approach the child with a red, swollen cheek or eye.

Antibiotic Update.

After the session is completed, participants should be able: COMPLETE
• Check out the most recent trends in antibiotic resistance.
• Increase empiric antibiotic use for common pediatric conditions, per AAP recommendations.
• As recommended by the CDC, develop strategies to resist further bacterial resistance.

Day 2

The Age of MRSA.

After completing this session, participants should be able: EBM, GL, and COMP
• Explain the development and emergence of drug resistance that led to MRSA.
• Discuss the differences in MRSA prevalence and how they are treated in hospitals and communities.
• Recognize the importance and promptness of diagnosis when faced with MRSA.
• Use IDSA.PIDS Guidelines stratify management based on clinical scenario and severity.
• Use practical, proven preventative measures that reduce the incidence and risk of MRSA.

Influenza: What's new, and what can you do?

After completing this session, participants should be able: GL, COMP

• Identify recent changes in influenza epidemiology.
• Enumerate CDC guidelines and recommendations for immunization.
• Adequately prescribe antiviral treatment and prevention.

The Files of a Pediatric ID Specialist.

After completing this session, participants should be able: GL, COMP

• Get to know the ID consultant by learning from instructive cases of pediatric diseases and being able to devise solutions to many clinical problems.
• Use clinical pearls, expert opinions in clinical practice, and various management guidelines.

Acute Otitis Media: Pathogens and Patients.

Upon completion, participants should be able: GLCOMP

• Recognize trends of resistance in pediatric pathogens.
• Evaluate the AAP/AAFP guidelines.
• It is appropriate to prescribe empiric antibiotic therapy.

Infantile fever

After completing this session, participants should be able: EBM, GL, and COMP

• Identify common bacterial pathogens that cause fever in infants younger than 8 weeks.
• Discuss the reasons for the current diagnostic evaluation of these patients using Academy of pediatrics Guidelines and stratification tools.
• Use the appropriate treatment options to treat this patient population.

Day 3

Tick-Borne Diseases: Hot Spots & Bullseyes.

After completing this session, participants should be able: GL, COMP

• Examine the epidemiology of tick-borne diseases.
• Recognize clinical and laboratory manifestations.
• It is appropriate to prescribe therapy using the most recent IDSA guidelines.

Pediatric Lower Respiratory Infections

After completing this session, participants should be able: EBM, GL, and COMP

• Combine the associations of age, season, clinical presentation, chest x-ray findings, and the etiology for pediatric pneumonia.
• Discuss the diagnosis of infants and children with pneumonia.
• Identify the patient at the highest risk of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) by identifying their lower respiratory infection.
• Manage vaping-associated lung injury.

News about Pathogens: What Does It Mean for You?

After completing this session, participants should be able: GL, COMP

• Recognize the current epidemiology and other infectious diseases most urgently of public health concern.
• Identify the key clinical manifestations of these diseases, as documented in the CDC guidelines.
• Take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from newly discovered viruses, as recommended by the CDC guidelines and protocols.
• Use CDC recommendations to contact Hospitals, State, Federal and Local Health Officials, as required or mandated.

Urinary Tract Infections

After completing this session, participants should be able: EBM, GL, and COMP

• Determine the clinical circumstances in which urinary tract infections should not be ignored.
• Evaluate diagnostic methods for urinary tract infections, identify their reliability and applications, and acknowledge their limitations.
• Use the best treatment options.
• Examine the issues surrounding follow-up strategies and prevention strategies.

You are at risk of contracting infectious diseases from your office.

After completing this session, participants should be able: EBM, GL, and COMP

• Be prepared for emerging and common infectious diseases.
• Recognize the signs and symptoms that are important.
• Create a management plan.

Topic(s)

This course fulfills the state-required mandatory topic(s) credit requirements for license renewal.
Infection Control
Infectious diseases
  • Physician - Connecticut
Vaccines
  • Physician - Dist of Col
Immunization

KEY DATES

Event Start Date
10 Oct, 2022
Event Start Date
Event End Date
12 Oct, 2022
Event End Date

ACCREDITATION & CREDITS

Credits

 Accreditations:
AMA
American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care and Hospitalist Approach and deemed it acceptable for up to 15.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 10/10/2022 to 10/12/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - 15
  • Credits - 15
  • TARGET AUDIENCE

    PhysicianPrimary Care PhysicianpediatristInfectious diseases physician

    SPECIALITIES

    Pediatric Infectious DiseasesPrimary Care

    VENUE

    Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
    8121 Amalfi Pl
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