12th Annual Infectious Disease 2007 Board Reivew Course (IDBR 2007)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

Location: McLean, Virgina, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 05, 2007 End Date/Time: Sep 09, 2007
Registration Date: Sep 05, 2007
Early Registration Date: Jul 02, 2007
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Description

This course is designed specifically for physicians planning to certify or recertify in the Infectious Disease Subspecialty of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is also suitable for physicians planning to take Infectious Disease sections of the internal medicine board examination. This comprehensive course will cover clinical aspects of diseases likely to be encountered by infectious disease specialists in internal medicine, including clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, epidemiology, host defense mechanisms, and antimicrobial pharmacology. Viruses, parasites, bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi will be included. Diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, diseases of travelers, immunocompromised patients, and organ transplant recipients will also be discussed, as will infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Vital issues relevant to today’s infectious disease practices and infection control will be presented.

OBJECTIVES
• To improve the test scores of physicians certifying or recertifying in Infectious Diseases through the American Board of Internal Medicine
• To improve clinical skills and expand clinically relevant basic knowledge of infectious disease subspecialists
• To review the important aspects and recent advances in clinical infectious disease, as selected from the range of infectious diseases encountered by physicians taking care of adult patients

Venue

1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean
Virgina
United States
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