Update in Coccidioidomycosis - Online

The field of infectious diseases is constantly changing posing challenges for front-line healthcare providers in the clinic and hospital settings. Coccidioidomycosis is an infection caused by the fungus Coccidioides, endemic to the southwest and selected areas of western USA. This course will provide up to date, concise and evidence-based presentations to keep you on top of the coccidioidomycosis challenges you face daily in practice. The course will feature lectures, case presentations and interactive discussions to enhance providers' knowledge to recognize, diagnose, and treat typical manifestations of coccidioidomycosis they will commonly see in practice.

Faculty

Janis E. Blair, M.D.

Janis Blair, M.D. - Course Director
​​​​​​Infectious Diseases

Robert Orenstein, D.O.Robert Orenstein, D.O.​​​​​​ - Course Director
Infectious Diseases
Neil M. Ampel, M.D.Neil M. Ampel, M.D.
​​​​​​Infectious Diseases
David J. DiCaudo, M.D.David J. DiCaudo, M.D.
Dermatology
Thomas E. Grys, Ph.D.Thomas E. Grys, Ph.D.
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology 

Guest
Faculty

Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D.
​​​​​​Infectious Diseases.
Maricopa County Department of Public Health
Centers for Disease

Target Audience

This course is designed for Primary Health Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

• Recognize the clinical manifestations of Coccidiomycosis

• Review limitations of diagnostic testing, including serology, culture, and imaging

• Provide comprehensive management for pulmonary coccidioidomycosis

• Identify scenarios where referral to Infectious Diseases is recommended

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Additional Course Information.pdf

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/15/2018
Course expires: 
09/14/2021
Cost:
$50.00

Accreditation Statement:


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.

 

Credit Statement(s):

AMA

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/15/2018
Course expires: 
09/14/2021

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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Course includes the following:

 

Coccidioidomycosis Introduction
Janis E. Blair, M.D.

 

Current Epidemiology of Coccidioidomycosis
Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D.

 

Cutaneous Manifestations of Coccidioidomycosis
David J. DiCaudo, M.D.

 

Primary Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis
Neil M. Ampel, M.D.

 

Coccidioidomycosis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and When to Refer
Janis E. Blair, M.D.

 

Coccidioidomycosis Discussion
Neil M. Ampel, M.D.
Janis E. Blair, M.D.
David J. DiCaudo, M.D.
Thomas E. Grys, Ph.D.
Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. Written notification is required to cancel a course registration. A partial refund will be granted when notification is received prior to obtaining credit. No refunds can be granted once credit is obtained. 

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