Infectious Disease Update - 2019

Sunday December 1, 2019


Conference starts in:

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas - Miami, FL
8 Day Conference December 1st - 8th, 2019
12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

This is a 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference. Labadee, Haiti, Jamaica and Cozumel, Mexico. Round trip Miami, Florida.

This seminar will provide information about current approaches for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of common infectious diseases.

This course is designed to explore major areas in infectious diseases which are impacting generalists.

In order to register and get additional information for this conference, you must visit the following link:
https://universityatsea.com/coursedetails.php?prog...

Dates and Times

Start: 12/1/2019 8:00 AM
End: 12/8/2019 5:00 PM

Objectives

  • Understand the recommendations and rationale behind treatment of common infections.
  • Review acute infectious diseases that are encountered by the primary care practitioners and hospitalist; which will include reviews of adult immunizations, pneumonia, skin/soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, Clostridium difficile.
  • Update major changes in therapy for hepatitis C which have revolutionized clinical care for this common disease. New regimens introduced in the past year have made practical outpatient, non-toxic treatment.
  • Examine the CDC's new released changes in national guidelines for sexually transmitted infections, with new treatment strategies especially for antibiotic resistant gonorrhea and pelvic inflammatory disease, as well as new pre-exposure guidelines for HIV (PrEP).
  • Discuss new and emerging diseases and pathogens in community-based practices.
  • Review nosocomial infections with discussion on prevention and antibiotic stewardship.

Speakers

  • Dr. Jack Fuhrer
    • Emerging Antibiotic Resistance & Antibiotic Stewardship
    • Fungal Infections: New Drugs & New Guidelines
    • Global Health Trends: Tuberculosis & Malaria
    • Hepatitis C Treatment Strategies
    • HIV Update
    • Infectious Disease Consideration of Anti-TNF Agents
    • Nosocomial Infections
    • Respiratory Infections: URI & Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    • Skin & Soft Tissue Infections
    • Tick-borne Diseases Update
    • Update in Adult Immunization
    • Update of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Update on Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Urinary Tract Infections
    • What is New with Zika & Other Emerging Infectious Diseases

Location

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas
University @ Sea
Miami, FL 33101

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222