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

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

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

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: 26.25 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Audio CD, DVD, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $995 - $1,495
Release Date: 11/15/2014
Expiration Date: 12/31/2019
Summary: The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases is a unique self-study program specifically designed to meet the ongoing education needs of infectious disease specialists and is offered on multimedia formats to fit your schedule and preparation preference.
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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