- Language: English
- 381 Pages
- Published: October 2012
- Region: Global
Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review
- Published: January 2013
- Region: Global
- CME Group
The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review program is a unique self-study program specifically designed to meet your continuing education needs in infectious disease and is now available on multimedia formats.
The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review program is designed to prepare physicians-in-training and practicing physicians for the Infectious Disease Sub-specialty Examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine. The program is also intended for physicians who are interested in an intensive, broad-scope review of Infectious Disease topics.
- The nation’s premier infectious disease board review now exclusively available as a self study.
- Combines lectures, slide presentations and cases.
- An intensive board review presented by a faculty of internationally known experts.
The activity was planned for fellows and practicing ID specialists and other professional affiliates with an interest in Infectious Disease.
- Utilize appropriate microbiologic diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of common and uncommon infectious diseases.
- Maintain up-to-date immunization of my patients for all currently recommended adult immunizations.
- Initiate antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected patients based upon current recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Initiate treatment for suspected sexually transmitted diseases based upon the presenting symptoms and signs.
- Initiate therapy for chronic HBV and HCV infection based upon current recommendations.
- Isolate hospitalized patients suspected of having infections with microbiologic agent of bioterrorism or a multidrug resistant organism.
- Treat community and healthcare acquired pneumonia with the current IDSA Guidelines recommended antimicrobial agents.
- Prescribe appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with suspected sepsis.
- Utilize current recommended guidelines for the treatment of febrile transplant recipients.
- Initiate appropriate infection control procedures to limit the acquisition of hospital acquired infections.
- Improve my performance on the Infectious Disease certification/re-certification exam.
- Provide my patients traveling to foreign destinations with the United States Public Health Service recommended prophylactic medications and immunizations.
Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This enduring material has been produced in compliance with all ACCME Essential Areas and Elements and Accreditation Policies. Expected time of completion for the entire activity is 34 hours.
Date of Original Release: January 1, 2013
Date Credits Expire: December 31, 2016
CME credit is awarded upon completion of a course evaluation. The participant must complete and successfully pass the knowledge test included. A $30 processing fee must accompany the completed exam and evaluation application.
* Note on formats:
DVD: Includes 17 DVDs and 2 MP4 digital discs with carrying case, PDF syllabus, and CME information.
CD: Includes 34 audio CDs and 1 MP3 digital disc with carrying case, PDF syllabus, and CME information. SHOW LESS READ MORE >
Topics & Speakers
- Respiratory Viral Infections
- Central Nervous System Infections
- Diarrhea and GI Syndromes
Michael Lin, MD, MPH
- Upper Respiratory Infections and Lower
- Respiratory Infections
David Schwartz, MD
- Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Toxin Mediated Diseases
- Pox and Bioterrorism
- Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)
- Malaria and Toxoplasmosis
- Pharmacology and Q/A and Cases
Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
- Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis
John Segreti, MD
- Nosocomial Infections and Case Presentations
- Question and Answer Session
Robert A. Weinstein, MD
- Infections of Prosthetic and Vascular Devices
- Line Related Infections
- Emerging Infectious Diseases
Dennis Maki, MD
- White Blood Cell Abnormalities and Immune Deficiencies
David Pitrak, MD
Staci A. Fischer, MD
- HIV and OI’s
Kimberly Y. Smith, MD, MPH
- HIV and Antivirals (HIV, HSV)
Harold A. Kessler, MD
- Viral Hepatitis
Toyin Adeyemi, MD
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Myron S. Cohen, MD
- Tuberculosis and Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria
Audrey French, MD
- Invasive Fungal Infections
Laurie A. Proia, MD
- Clinical Microbiology Review/Diagnostic Microbiology
Mary K. Hayden, MD
- Leptospira, Lyme and Other Borrelia/Hemorrhagic
- Fevers, Other Zoonoses and Ectoparasites
Jeffrey Nelson, MD
- Protozoal Infections
Kamal Singh, MD
Beverly E. Sha, MD
- 10 ID Cases, 100 Teaching Points
David Hines, MD