OVERVIEW

Topics in Infectious Diseases is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Mar 23 - Apr 04, 2023 at Celebrity Infinity, Valparaiso, Chile.

Program Purpose:
This educational activity will provide information about current approaches for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of common infectious diseases. Upon completion, participants should be able to understand the recommendations and rationale behind treatment of common infections. This course is designed to explore major areas in infectious diseases which are impacting generalists
• Review of Adult Vaccines
Provide optimal preventative vaccines to the patients of attendees
• How to respond to Antivaxxers and strategies overcome Vaccine Hesitancy
Provide attendees with evidence-based strategies to overcome vaccine hesitancy
• Antimicrobial Stewardship and review of newly approved antimicrobials
Better utilization of antimicrobials to result in better outcomes for patients
The next group of topics will highlight newer recommendations concerning the diagnosis and management of these infections to result in better patient outcomes
• Update on Pneumonia
• Update on Skin Infections
• Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases
• Infectious Complications of the Opioid Epidemic
- Recognize infectious complications of opioid use disorder
• Emerging Infections
- Better recognize emerging infections
• Cases and Pearls for Infectious Diseases
- Iincrease skills for recognizing and management of specific infectious diseases.

Topic(s)

This course fulfills the state-required mandatory topic(s) credit requirements for license renewal.
Infection Control
  • Nursing - New York
Infectious diseases
  • Nursing - Connecticut
Opioids
  • Pharmacist - Arizona, Florida, New Jersey, New Mexico
Opioid Pain Management
Opioid Use and Addiction
  • Nursing - Alaska, Oklahoma
  • Pharmacist - Massachusetts, New Jersey
Opioid use disorder
Vaccines
  • Pharmacist - Alaska, California, Dist of Col, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah
Immunization
  • Pharmacist - Arkansas, Arizona, California, Dist of Col, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota, New Jersey, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming
Opioid antagonist
  • Pharmacist - Massachusetts

KEY DATES

Registrations Open
07 Sep, 2022
Registrations Open
Registrations Ends
22 Mar, 2023
Registration Ends
Event Start Date
23 Mar, 2023
Event Start Date
Event End Date
04 Apr, 2023
Event End Date

ACCREDITATION & CREDITS

Credits

Credit Designation for Physicians: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Credit Designation for Nurses: Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 16 contact hours.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Nurse Practitioners: 
Can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as needed.  Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

Credit Designation for Pharmacists: 
This knowledge-based activity is approved for 16 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge 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.OC credit.

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - 16
  • Contact Hours - 16
  • Hours - 16
  • MOC - 16
  • TARGET AUDIENCE

    NursingPharmacistPhysiciansNursesPhysician AssistantsInfectious diseases physician

    SPECIALITIES

    Infectious Disease

    VENUE

    Celebrity Infinity
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