An Update on Lyme Arthritis

Orthopaedic Grand Rounds

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 7:00 AM


This grand round has already taken place.


Online Streaming
September 15th, 2021
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Lyme arthritis is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi.  This infection is acquired by a deer tick bite.  Long Island is the epicenter for tick-borne diseases, Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S.  Lyme arthritis usually presents after the summer and can cause severe knee pain with destruction of the cartilage, requiring surgery in some cases.

Dates and Times

Start: 9/15/2021 7:00 AM
End: 9/15/2021 9:00 AM

Objectives

*  To understand the pathophysiology of Lyme arthritis

*   To recognize diagnostic tests for Lyme disease in the setting of Lyme arthritis

*   To learn new guidelines of Lyme disease and arthritis.

Speakers

  • Dr. Luis Marcos
    • An Update on Lyme Arthritis

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 1.00 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