Pediatric Infectious Diseases Review: An Evidence-Based Approach

Venue: Disney Beach and Yacht Club Resport

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 28, 2010 End Date/Time: Dec 30, 2010
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Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; differentiate among the various serious infections requiring immediate therapy; apply appropriate use of laboratory studies and determine when to refer to a specialist. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.The emphasis will be on aligning physician behavior with current guidelines and evidence-based medicine, as indicated within each topic’s specific objectives, with a focus on diagnosis, treatment and when to refer.