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Infectious Diseases And Immunizations: A Comprehensive 2020 Update

July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 8 @ 5:00 pm

USD $895

The purposes of the lectures are to provide up to date and evidenced-based information regarding the diagnosis, management and prevention of various infectious diseases that are clinically relevant to the practicing physician.

Upon attending the presentations and participating in case discussions, the attendees will have a better understanding of appropriate preventative vaccines and diagnostic methods, awareness of newer antimicrobial agents, and better appreciation of therapeutic principles to provide better care for patients with infections. Emphasis will be placed on issues of vaccine hesitancy, anti-vaxers, and strategies to increase vaccine uptake (especially in light of the increase cases of measles in 2019).


  • Update Vaccines
  • List new recommendations by CDC for childhood and adult immunization
  • Issues of vaccine hesitancy, Anti-vaxers, and strategies to address them
  • List causes of vaccine hesitancy and strategies to increase vaccine update
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • List the benefits of stewardship
  • List interventions to improve antibiotic use
  • New Developments in management of
  • Respiratory Infections (RTIs)
  • List common pathogens of RTIs
  • List appropriate diagnosis and treatment of RTIs
  • Update UTIs
  • Describe difference of asymptomatic bacteriuria from symptomatic UTI
  • List appropriate antibiotics for UTIs
  • Emerging Infections
  • Define and list recent emerging infections
  • Know how to manage a patient with Zika
  • List criteria for pandemic
  • Infectious Disease Pearls and Case Discussions
  • Understand nuances of treating varous infectious disease cases
  • Additional topics under development
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July 30 @ 8:00 am
August 8 @ 5:00 pm
USD $895
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