80043272 - 12th Annual Infectious Diseases Update for Primary Care and Hospital Medicine


Date & Location
Monday, May 14, 2018 7:00 AM - Tuesday, May 15, 2018 5:30 PM   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner Bldg., Baltimore, MD

Specialties
Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Public Health

Overview

NEW DATES: May 14-15, 2018



Objectives
  1. Describe the indications for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and name the medications recommended for this purpose.
  2. Name the first-line agents for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection and recognize indications for referral to a specialist for co-management.
  3. Discuss the different clinical manifestations of Lyme disease and the recommended testing and treatment for each.
  4. Formulate a plan for the initial evaluation and management of patients with fever and rash, diabetic foot infections, and rhinosinusitis.
  5. Distinguish patients with genuine antibiotic allergies from those likely to be able to safely use the antibiotic in question.
  6. Choose which immunizations each of their patients should receive.
  7. Recall the appropriate test to order to diagnose common sexually-transmitted infections, and then identify the optimal therapy for each.
  8. Decide when patients should receive treatment for proposed diagnoses of Clostridium difficile colitis and urinary tract infections.

Accreditation
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.