Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care And Hospitalist Approach - Hybrid Event (Oct 10 - 12, 2022)

By American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc.

Overview

Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care And Hospitalist Approach - Hybrid Event 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 Challenges of Vaccine Refusal. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Describe the relevant epidemiology of specific vaccine-preventable diseases.
• Appropriately use vaccines according to ACIP and AAP recommendations.
• Incorporate and apply the significant changes and updates to the current ACIP/AAP recommendations.
• Approach the problem of vaccine refusal and provide clinical strategies to effect parental education and cooperation.

Pediatric Meningitis Revisited.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Appraise common presenting features of bacterial and viral meningitis.
• Determine the pathogens and develop a treatment plan concerning bacterial meningitis in children as per the Cochrane Database, systematic reviews, and AAP Guidelines.
• Recognize lastest diagnostic tools and the management priorities and potential complications of bacterial meningitis.
• Relate the effects of immunizations practices on bacterial meningitis.

Chief Complaint: Fever and Rash. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Recognize distinctive clinical illnesses with fever and rash.
• Develop an approach to clinical and laboratory diagnosis.

Serious Infections of the Head and Neck. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Differentiate the clinical appearance, diagnosis and treatment of peritonsillar, retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal space infections as per the Otolaryngology Clinic Practice Guidelines.
• Develop an approach to the child with red, swollen eye or cheek.

Antibiotic Update. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Review recent trends in antibiotic resistance.
• Improve empiric antibiotic usage for common pediatric conditions as per the AAP recommendations.
• Develop strategies to resist further bacterial resistance, as recommended by the CDC.

Day 2:
The Age of MRSA. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Describe the emergence and development of drug resistance that led to MRSA.
• Discuss the prevalence differences and clinical diagnosis and treatment of community and hospital associated MRSA.
• Recognize the importance of accurate and timely diagnosis when confronted with the possibility of MRSA.
• Stratify management according to clinical scenario and severity using IDSA.PIDS Guidelines.
• Apply practical and proven preventative measures to reduce the risk and incidence of MRSA.

Influenza: What’s New and What You Can Do.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Identify recent changes in influenza epidemiology.
• Enumerate CDC recommendations and Guidelines for immunization.
• Appropriately prescribe antiviral prophylaxis and treatment.

Cases from the Files of a Pediatric ID Consultant. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Learn from instructive pediatric infectious diseases cases and be able to construct approaches to a variety of interesting clinical challenges as presented to the ID consultant.
• Apply clinical pearls and expert opinion to clinical practice, as well at various management Guidelines.

Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GLCOMP
• Recognize trends in resistance in pediatric pathogens.
• Assess recommendations in AAP/AAFP guidelines.
• Appropriately prescribe empiric antibiotic therapy.

Fever in Infants. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Identify the common bacterial pathogens associated with fever in infants < 8 weeks of age as compared to older infants.
• Discuss the rationale for current diagnostic evaluation in these patients using Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines and stratification tools.
• Apply the appropriate treatment options for this patient population.

Day 3:
Tick-Borne Infections: Hot Spots and Bullseyes. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Analyze the epidemiology of tick-borne infections.
• Recognize the clinical/laboratory manifestations.
• Appropriately prescribe therapy, incorporating recent IDSA guidelines.

Pediatric Lower Respiratory Infections.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Integrate the association of age, seasonal, clinical presentation, and chest x-ray findings with the etiology of pediatric pneumonia.
• Develop a diagnostic approach to infants and children suspected to have pneumonia and discuss the treatment options and implications of emerging bacterial resistance applying American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines.
• Identify the patient with lower respiratory infection at risk for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).
• Recognize and manage vaping associated lung injury.

Pathogens in the News: What Do They Mean For You. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Recognize the current epidemiology of highly contagious viral or other infectious diseases that are of most immediate public health concern.
• Identify key clinical manifestations, as documented by the CDC guidelines, of these diseases.
• Plan for necessary precautions for newly identified viruses as developed and recommended by the CDC protocols and guidelines.
• Employ CDC recommended actions to contact Hospital, Local, State and Federal Health Officials as appropriate or mandated.

Urinary Tract Infections. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Determine the clinical situations when urinary tract infections should be considered.
• Appraise diagnostic methods for urinary tract infection, characterize their reliabilities and applications, and recognize their limitations.
• Employ the most appropriate treatment options.
• Assess the controversies concerning follow-up and prevention strategies.

Infectious Diseases Walking Through Your Office Door. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Prepare for common and emerging infectious diseases.
• Recognize important symptoms and signs.
• Formulate a plan for management.

Price

Registration Name Category Last Date Price
On-Site Attendance – Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care and Hospitalist Approach Fee Final Fee 09 Oct, 2022 USD 899.00
Live Webinar-Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care And Hospitalist Approach Fee Final Fee 09 Oct, 2022 USD 599.00

Topic(s)

  • Infectious diseases
  • Vaccines

Credit Info

Accreditation:
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.

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 15

Specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Primary Care

Target Audience

  • Primary Care Physician
  • Physicians
  • pediatrist
  • Infectious diseases physician

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Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
8121 Amalfi Pl
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States of America

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8121 Amalfi Pl,

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States of America 29572,

+1 843-913-1333

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