Infectious Disease Review
|Event Date/Time: Feb 18, 2012||End Date/Time: Feb 25, 2012|
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
Plus the cost of the cruise
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CME meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Statement of Purpose: The purpose of this CME activity is to outline the management of infectious challenges in clinical practice including emerging infections and antibiotic/preventive choices.
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
â€¢ Define risk factors for complicated UTIs
â€¢ Discuss the new vaccination recommendations for 2011
â€¢ Outline the CDC prevention guidelines for STDs
â€¢ Discuss the increasing need for antiviral agents in the US today
â€¢ Recognize the increasing significance of fungal infections
â€¢ Outline three options for treating GAS carriers
â€¢ Describe emerging resistance to problem pathogens
â€¢ Summarize the guidelines for managing community-acquired pneumonia
â€¢ Review the history of MRSA
â€¢ List the characteristics of MSRA, the new C diff strain and SARS
Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.