Infectious Disease: 8th Annual Review

Venue: cruise

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Event Date/Time: Aug 02, 2007 End Date/Time: Aug 12, 2007
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The purpose of this CME activity is to update practitioners on new antimicrobials and the current recommendations for managing commonly encountered or emerging diseases and potential biowarfare exposure.

Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants shall be able to:
Review rules of travel
Recognize common travel syndromes
Identify value of Malarial prophylaxis
Describe the pathophysiology of influenza
Identify common pathogens encountered in influenza
Summarize pandemic prevention strategies as well as public health and personal guidelines for the prevention of disease transmission
Describe the presentation of pneumonia and SARS
Relate how to manage the patient with pneumonia both as inpatient and outpatient basis
Explain the epidemiology of nosocomial infections
Review the management of common nosocomial infections
Distinguish smallpox from other rashes
Recognize inhalation anthrax
Review the nature of biologic weapons