Infectious Diseases Practice Updates 2023 - Livestream
Course Directors: Bobbi Pritt, M.D., and Abinash Virk, M.D.
February 13 - 17, 2023 - Livestream - HST
This interactive course provides practical updates on common topics and challenges faced with infectious diseases and key information on the application of new developments in the field. Information is delivered by subject matter experts using case-based presentations and in-depth discussions including question and answer sessions geared to increase knowledge, performance, and patient outcomes. Attendees leave with up-to-date, practical information that can be applied immediately to their clinical practice.
The 2023 course focuses on COVID-19 updates, discussions related to cardiovascular infections, bone and joint and central nervous system infections, commentary about monkeypox and other recent outbreaks, new antimicrobials, and management of resistant Gram-negative infections. The course includes a review of important practice-impacting papers published in the prior year.
This course is relevant for infectious diseases specialists, infectious diseases trainees, internists, pharmacists, hospitalists, and clinical infectious diseases researchers. The content also benefits physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, family physicians and clinical microbiologists with interest in managing patients with infections.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review the diagnosis and management of prosthetic joint infections
- Identify principles of diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted diseases
- Recall new management strategies in cardiovascular infections
- Describe epidemiology and new treatment paradigms in COVID-19
- Differentiate new antimicrobials and phage therapy for the management of multi-drug resistant Gram-negative infections
- Define diagnosis, prevention, and management strategies of monkeypox infections and other recent emerging infections
- Review top literature updates in infectious diseases and microbiology
Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 22.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Participant information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 22.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 22.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
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- 22.50 AAPA Category 1
- 22.50 ABIM
- 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 22.50 ANCC
- 22.50 Attendance