Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 02, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 23, 2011
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Course Objectives Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
• Recognize recent trends in endocarditis diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
• Apply updated information to the understanding of C. difficile and other infections of the gastrointestinal tract
• Improve understanding of common and uncommon skin and soft-tissue infections
• Apply evidence-based information to the management of selected infections encountered in office practice
• Update understanding of this sometimes perplexing syndrome and apply it to the clinical setting
• Summarize recent guidelines regarding current management of patients with CAP
• Review the current status of antibiotic resistance, including VRE and MRSA
• Integrate recent developments concerning M. tuberculosis infections into outpatient practice
• Summarize our understanding of this Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as it relates to the primary care physician
• Incorporate these infectious disease management tips into everyday practice
• Enhance understanding of selected mycoses
• Recognize the importance and scope of the tremendous progress made in combating and even eradicating infectious diseases worldwide

Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.


Additional Information

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢ 14 Contact Hours Course Fees: Physicians - $695 Other Professionals - $450