Infectious Diseases CME Courses

Infectious Diseases CME Courses

Credits: 14.75 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video, MP3, MP4, Audio CD, Multiple Formats
Price: $795
Release Date: October 30, 2016
Expiration Date: October 30, 2019
Summary:

This comprehensive CME course provides a review of the major pathogens associated with human infections. It also includes the bonus lecture "New Technologies in Microbiology." Pathology residents, microbiology fellows, and practicing pathologists will benefit from up-to-date knowledge presented in an organ systems format and dedicated to the most clinically important bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic agents. Clinical Microbiology will help you:

  • Describe specimens submitted for the isolation of microbial pathogens
  • Become familiar with various human infection organisms
  • Discuss laboratory methods used for microbial identification
  • Describe diagnostic approaches used in clinical microbiology
Credits: 0.25 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: January 30, 2018
Expiration Date: January 30, 2019
Summary:

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a significant cause of infectious disease deaths in the United States, constituting a serious public health burden. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 250,000 people become infected with C. difficile during hospital stays each year, surpassing the number of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. 

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Apply current evidence-based guidelines for the overall management of C. difficile infection.
  • Incorporate treatment strategies that may reduce C. difficile infection recurrence, as well as antibiotic resistance.
Credits: 0.75 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: December 28, 2017
Expiration Date: December 28, 2018
Summary:

Antiretroviral therapy has improved dramatically over the past decade. This progress has yielded more treatment choices for clinicians and patients but also adds greater complexity to the already diverse field of HIV. Upon successful completion of these activities, participants should be better able to:

  • Apply updated evidence-based guidelines and recommendations when selecting initial treatment for patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Select and optimize HIV treatment regimens based on clinical safety and efficacy, propensity for resistance, and patient characteristics.
  • Consider patient preferences when selecting HIV treatment regimens to increase adherence and compliance to therapy.
  • Implement effective switching strategies, as necessary, in patients who are virologically suppressed, have become virologically resistant to therapy, or who have become nonadherent.
Credits: 14.25 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Video
Price: $795
Release Date: June 1, 2018
Expiration Date: May 31, 2021
Summary:

This course from NYU Langone Medical Center offers a comprehensive and practical review of adult and pediatric brain, head and neck and spine imaging. NYU Neuroradiology Review and Update covers a broad range of neuroanatomy and neuropathology including cerebrovascular disorders, neoplasms, demyelinating diseases, dementias, infections, spinal disease, trauma, pediatric neuroimaging, and head and neck pathology. This course is designed to improve interpretation skills in neuroimaging and to incorporate the latest imaging techniques to enhance your clinical practice.

Credits: 25.75 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Audio CD, MP3, Online Streaming Video, Multiple Formats
Price: $995
Release Date: December 1, 2018
Expiration Date: December 1, 2021
Summary:

Stay Current in a Rapidly Evolving Specialty

The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases is a comprehensive review of a wide range of topics in a rapidly evolving field. Through case-based lectures and in-depth discussions, this expertly designed course sheds light on the entire gamut of issues related to infectious diseases. It will help you to better:

  • Assimilate and demonstrate improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies, their risks and benefits
  • Appraise the management of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, zoonoses, viral hepatitis, etc.
  • Incorporate new knowledge into daily practice to provide paramount care to the patients
  • Prepare for ABIM Infectious Diseases certification/recertification examinations



Credits: 26.25 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Audio CD, MP3, Online Video, Multiple Formats
Price: $995
Release Date: November 16, 2018
Expiration Date: November 15, 2021
Summary:

This extensive, well-laid-out CME board review includes case-based lectures on topics like central nervous system infections, nosocomial infections and infection control, antibiotics and mechanisms of resistance, and viral hepatitis, with special focus on the latest developments, medical guidelines, and therapeutic strategies. The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review will help you to better:

    Apply appropriate diagnostic procedures for common and uncommon infectious diseases
    Recognize the presenting signs and symptoms of STDs and effectively treat them
    Integrate current guidelines for the treatment of febrile transplant recipients
    Prescribe appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with suspected sepsis
    Reduce nosocomial infections by implementing effective infection control measures
    Maintain up-to-date immunization of patients as per currently recommended adult immunization schedules

Credits: 23.75 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $1,095
Release Date: July 31, 2018
Expiration Date: July 31, 2021
Summary:

Explore the Latest in Diagnosis, Management and More
Thoracic Imaging – 2018 covers a range of topics, including lung cancer screening, diffuse lung diseases, quantitative imaging, big data and deep learning, pulmonary infections, oncologic imaging and interventional management, evidence-based imaging and educational topics, cardiothoracic emergencies, and cardiovascular imaging. It will help you to better:
Recognize basic concepts in imaging interpretation including pitfalls, anatomic variants and frequently missed diagnoses
Discuss the role of imaging in the screening, diagnosis, evaluation and management of cardiac diseases, including those affecting coronary arteries and great vessels of the thorax
Describe current and emerging applications in radiography, CT, MR and PET
Apply a practical approach to the assessment and management of infectious diseases, mediastinal abnormalities and diffuse lung diseases

Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 10/20/2014
Expiration Date: 10/19/2018
Summary: Course Focus:
  • Diagnose the clinical syndrome of porphyria cutanea tarda
  • Diagnose hepatitis C
  • Adjust the treatment of hepatitis C based on viral genotype and liver pathology

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