Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care and Hospitalist Approach

Pediatric Infectious Diseases: A Primary Care and Hospitalist Approach
Mon Mar 18, 2024 - Thu Mar 21, 2024
7:30am-12:50pm EST
The Westin, Sarasota, Florida
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Webinars are held via zoom and the Wednesday prior to the conference start date, an email will be sent with the zoom link.

Presented By


  • Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P. (Learn More)
    Professor of Pediatrics; Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE
  • Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P. (Learn More)
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Clinical Sciences, Florida State University College of Medicine, Faculty Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Course Outline

Date Session Time Speaker Topic # Topic
3/18/2024 1-1 7:30am-8:30am Eppes 245 Pediatric Immunization Update and Challenges of Vaccine Refusal
1-2 8:35am-9:35am Muszynski 256 Pediatric Meningitis Revisited
1-3 9:40am-10:40am Eppes 246 Chief Complaint: Fever and Rash
1-4 10:45am-11:45am Muszynski 257 Serious Infections of the Head and Neck
1-5 11:50am-12:50pm Eppes 247 Antibiotic Update
3/19/2024 2-1 7:30am-8:30am Muszynski 258 The Age of MRSA
2-2 8:35am-9:35am Eppes 248 Kawasaki Disease
2-3 9:40am-10:40am Muszynski 259 Cases from the Files of a Pediatric ID Consultant
2-4 10:45am-11:45am Eppes 249 Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients
2-5 11:50am-12:50pm Muszynski 260 Fever in Infants
3/20/2024 3-1 7:30am-8:30am Eppes 250 Tick-Borne Infections:  Hot Spots and Bullseyes
3-2 8:35am-9:35am Muszynski 261 Pediatric Lower Respiratory Infections
3-3 9:40am-10:40am Eppes 251 Pathogens in the News: What Do They Mean for
3-4 10:45am-11:45am Muszynski 262 Urinary Tract Infections
3-5 11:50am-12:50pm Eppes 252 Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable
3/21/2024 4-1 7:30am-8:30am Muszynski 263 Cat Scratch Disease: Old and New
4-2 8:35am-9:35am Eppes 253 Influenza: What’s New and What You Can Do
4-3 9:40am-10:40am Eppes/Muszynski 264 Infectious Diseases Walking Through Your Office Door
4-4 10:45am-11:45am Eppes 254 The Child with “Too Many” Infections
4-5 11:50am-12:50pm Eppes 255 RSV (Ready for Some Vaccines)



American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates these live activities for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-US Licensed Physicians

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in these CME activities are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.


PAs may claim a maximum of 20 Category 1 Credits for completing these activities. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioners (NPs)

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) also accepts continuing medical education (CME) approved for CME hours sponsored by organizations, agencies, or educational institutions accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

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100 Marina View Drive
The Westin, Sarasota
United States

We’re excited to welcome event attendees to the Westin Sarasota, the city’s newest luxury accommodations. Gorgeous sunset views from the rooftop pool and bar, nearby white sand beaches and high-end dining just blocks away are waiting for you. Indulge Your Every Sense at Downtown Sarasota’s Premier New Hotel. Surround yourself with contemporary elegance at The Westin Sarasota.

Overlooking Sarasota Bay, in the midst of the vibrant arts district, our brand new hotel features sophisticated touches designed to make your stay exceptional. Take advantage of the ideal downtown setting and complimentary shuttle to explore the city’s best theater, arts and beaches. Just 10 minutes from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ).

By staying at the host hotel, not only do you save money, but you help us meet our contractual obligations, thereby, allowing us to keep your future hotel room rates and registration fees reasonable. If you have any problems making your reservations with the Westin Sarasota, please contact our office at 866-267-4263 and we will be happy to assist you.


Hotel Reservation Link 
To arrange your stay, please use the above “Hotel Reservation Link.”
The special room rate will be available on a first come first serve basis until the group block is sold-out.

  • Register by February 17th, 2024 to take advantage of preferred rates

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Other Accommodations


Aloft Sarasota

Located within a 3-minute drive to the conference venue. The Aloft Sarasota hotel offers a convenient downtown location. Aloft Sarasota is one block away from Main Street and Sarasota Bayfront.

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Things To Do

Immerse Yourself in Sarasota

As a top family vacation destination in the US, Sarasota is renowned for its cultural and environmental amenities. Not only are we the home to the #2 beach in the US (per TripAdvisor), but Sarasota is also a mecca for patrons of the arts and has the highest concentration of Zagat® rated restaurants in Florida.

Sarasota offers a truly impressive blend of shopping, cuisine, and attractions. So sail into a breathtaking sunset, golf on lush green fairways, explore St. Armands Circle, or just relax and sink your toes into some of the finest sand in the world. If you’re not grabbing your sunblock already, keep reading for all Sarasota has to offer!

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The most notable beach in the area is Siesta Key Beach, with its stunning white sand. For those who prefer to go shelling, try out Lido Key. Or take a short drive to Venice Beach for fossilized sharks’ teeth.


Whether you prefer fine dining, beachfront eateries, or lighter fare, Sarasota has the highest concentration of Zagat® rated restaurants in Florida. Here, we enjoy outdoor dining year round with everything from ocean to skyline views!


From aquariums and spring training to botanical gardens and airboat tours, there is something for everyone in Sarasota. You may even catch our very own Chalk Festival or the Siesta Key Classic Crystal, a sand sculpting festival during your visit.

Arts & Culture

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art houses a world-renowned collection, the Circus Museum, Ca’ d’Zan, and Bayfront Gardens. You will also find the Historic Asolo Theater on the premises. In fact, Sarasota’s performing arts scene rivals those of much larger cities.

Sports & Outdoor Activities

Sarasota has world-class aquatics and rowing facilities, as well as one of the largest polo clubs in the country. Whether paddle boarding in Sarasota Bay or running the Legacy Trail, you’re sure to find something to get your heart racing.

Golf Courses

Sarasota and the surrounding area is home to dozens of golf courses, both public and private. Historic designs and natural terrain welcome golfers to Southwest Florida, where white sand bunkers, sparkling water, and palm trees dot every course.


Whatever your shopping preferences, Sarasota has something to suit your needs. Spend the afternoon in historic St. Armand’s Circle, visit the Ellenton Outlet Mall just 20 minutes north, or enjoy the high-end open-air shops of University Town Center.

AMS Cancellation Policy: Though we hope you consider transferring your registration to a different conference instead of cancelling, American Medical Seminars offers the best cancellation policy of any CME conference company! Cancel for ANY reason prior to the first day of the conference and we will refund 100% of your registration fee.

International attendees often require an Invitation Letter. If we issued you an Invitation Letter to attend an American Medical Seminars conference and you need to cancel your registration, there will be a deduction of $150 from your registration fee to cover the cost of your Invitation Letter.

Disclaimer: In the event that AMS is required to cancel a live conference, registrants will receive a full refund within 7 business days. AMS is not responsible for charges associated with cancelled flights or hotel rooms.