Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Invasive Fungal Infections is organized by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education (BUSM CME) and will be held from Jun 08, 2018 - Jun 07, 2019.
The target audience for this medical event is infectious disease specialists, internal medicine specialists and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with or at risk for invasive fungal infections. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Invasive fungal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly among certain patient populations (eg, chemotherapy, transplants). Understanding the epidemiology and associated risk factors of these infections can improve their detection and management with appropriate antifungal therapy. This activity summarizes the epidemiology and risk factors for invasive candidiasis, invasive aspergillosis, mucormycosis, and cryptococcal meningitis.
• Describe the epidemiology and risk factors for invasive fungal infections in patients who are immunocompromised and/or immunosuppressed.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Public Health, Infectious Disease