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The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

This activity carries a fee of $971.25 to review the content and receive credit.

Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

40.00 hours

Released

December 1, 2014

Expires

November 30, 2017

Maximum Credits

40.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider




This program is provided by Rush University Medical Center

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

Led by Course Directors, Gordon M. Trenholme, MD and Robert A. Weinstein, MD, The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review will better prepare you to:

  • Diagnose infectious diseases using appropriate microbiologic diagnostic procedures
  • Improve your performance on the ABIM subspecialty board certification and recertification examinations in Infectious Disease
  • Recognize and initiate effective treatment for infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases, chronic HBV, HCV and HIV
  • Understand and manage complex infectious disease scenarios, such as bioterrorism via microbiologic agent, isolating a multidrug-resistant organism, treating community-acquired pneumonia, and limiting acquisition of hospital-acquired infections
  • Manage immunizations for your patients, including those traveling to foreign destinations

Intended Audience

The activity was planned for fellows and practicing Infectious Disease specialists and other professional affiliates with an interest in Infectious Disease.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • 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
  • Provide my patients traveling to foreign destinations with the United States Public Health Service recommended prophylactic medications and 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 health care 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

Topics and Speakers

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Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Oakstone Publishing, LLC that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Oakstone has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Faculty

Course Directors
Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
James R. Lowenstine Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Rush University Medical Center

Robert A. Weinstein, MD
Chief Academic Officer
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
C. Anderson Hedberg Professor of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center

CME Course Director
Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
James R. Lowenstine Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Rush University Medical Center

Faculty - Rush University Medical Center
Toyin Adeyemi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Mariam Aziz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Audrey French, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Mary K. Hayden, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

David Hines, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Aimee Hodowanec, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael Lin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kyle Popovich, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Laurie A. Proia, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

David Schwartz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

John Segreti, MD
Professor of Medicine

Beverly E. Sha, MD
Professor of Medicine

Kamal Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical Microbiology

Sarah Won, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Guest Faculty
Myron S. Cohen, MD
J Herbert Bate Professor of Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology, and Public Health
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, UNC Center for Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Staci A. Fischer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship
Brown Medical School
Providence, RI

Dennis Maki, MD
Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine
Head, Section of Infectious Diseases
Attending Physician, Center for Trauma And Life Support
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Madison, WI

David Pitrak, MD
Section of Infectious Disease and Global Health
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

CME Course Advisor:
Sandy Mardant

CME Manager
sandy.mardant@ebix.com
205-437-3058

Credit

40.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 40.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim 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 40 hours.

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