Primary Care: Infectious Disease and Malpractice Pearls and Pitfalls

Primary Care: Infectious Disease and Malpractice Pearls and Pitfalls
Mon Oct 16, 2023 - Thu Oct 19, 2023
7:30am-12:50pm EST
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida
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Presented By


  • Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A. (Learn More)
    Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Medical Director, Penn Global Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Paul Axelsen, M.D. (Learn More)
    Departments of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • 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

Day 1
7:30am-8:30am Malpractice 1: When something bad happens to your patient. (Axelsen)
8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Malpractice 2: The FDA and Black box warnings (Axelsen)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Gastroenteritis (Gluckman)
10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am Malpractice 3: Malpractice issues with opioids. (Axelsen)
11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm Immunizations for Adults (Gluckman)


Day 2
7:30am-8:30am Fever of Unknown Origin (Gluckman)


8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Malpractice 4: Malpractice issues with other common drug classes. (Axelsen)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Health Advice for International Travel (Gluckman)
10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am Common drugs and the QT interval (Axelsen)


11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm The changing risk/benefit profile of fluoroquinolone antibiotics (Axelsen)
Day 3
7:30am-8:30am COVID Vaccines (Axelsen)
8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Vitamins (Axelsen)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Common Issues Surrounding Tick-Borne Illnesses in the U.S. (Gluckman)


10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am Pediatric Meningitis (Muszynski)


11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm The Alphabet Soup of Viral Hepatitis (Gluckman)


Day 4
7:30am-8:30am What Every Primary Care Provider Should Know About HIV (Gluckman)


8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Gluckman)


9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Animal Bite Wound Infections (Muszynski)


10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am Waterborne Infections (Muszynski)
11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm Cat Scratch Disease (Muszynski)



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).

Accreditation Statement 

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Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs
United States

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Things To Do

Immerse Yourself In Bonita Springs

Let us help with your area attractions and things to do. Bonita Springs is known for its charm and diversity. They are made up of 4 barrier islands and plenty of secluded beaches! Not only are they home to 4 barrier islands, but Bonita Springs is a mecca for its fishing and wildlife tours

Bonita Springs offers a truly impressive blend of leisure, shopping, remarkable cuisine and popular attractions. You can’t go wrong with their museums, sunset cruises, airboat tours, or Bonita Springs’s very own Wonder Gardens. 

So sail into a breathtaking sunset, golf on lush green fairways, explore unspoiled fishing waters or just relax and sink your toes into the finest beach sands in the world. 

If you’re not grabbing your sunblock already, keep reading about all that Bonita Springs has to offer. 

Bonita Springs Beaches

With numerous beaches to choose from, the most notable being Bonita Beach with its white sand and crystal blue water. For those who prefer to go shelling, try out the Barefoot Beach Preserve. 

Area Attractions

From wildlife tours to spring training baseball and botanical gardens to airboat tours of gators in their natural habitat, there is something for everyone! Make sure you check out the events calendar for annual traditions including their very own Star-Spangled Bonita Event that takes place on the 4th of July. 


Whether you prefer fine dining, beachfront or lighter fare, Bonita Springs offers plenty of top rated restaurants, one of which being Roy’s which was voted one of Southwest Florida’s Best Restaurants in 2022 by Gayot. Their award-winning dining options overlook world class beaches, stunning skylines, and fills downtown Bonita Springs. Many restaurants in the area offer outdoor dining that can be enjoyed year round! 

Arts & Culture 

The stunning Center for the Arts Bonita Springs was founded in 1959 with two campuses, one for performing arts and the other for visual arts. The Center for the Arts is known for its year round programs that focus on educational and cultural needs within their community. Along with that they host 3 art festivals throughout the year that bring in artists from around the world!

Sports & Outdoor Activities 

Bonita Springs and the surrounding area is home to over 25 top notch golf courses, amazing charter fishing opportunities, and plenty of dolphin cruises! Whether searching for native wildlife as you kayak through Bonita Springs, reeling in a fish, or hunting for shells on a shelling cruise, you’re sure to find something that gets your heart racing!


Whatever your shopping preferences are, Bonita Springs has something to suit your needs. Spend the afternoon taking in some of Bonita Springs finest boutiques and retail stores when visiting the Promenade at Bonita Bay or visit the Flamingo Island Flea Market, which has been a fan favorite amongst visitors for many years!

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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.