5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019IMch-Internal Medicine – Challenges: HIV; Immunocompromised Patient; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

$119.00$189.00

$119.00
$189.00
StreamingINCLUDED FREE

Topics and Objectives

Title: Internal Medicine – Challenges: HIV, Immunocompromised Patient; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Faculty: Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A., Jerry Zuckerman, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: HIV Primer for the Primary Care Physician.

Using recommendations and evidence-based guidelines from IDSA, HIVMA, USPHS, CDC and ACP, upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL, EBM

  1. Relate the latest epidemiology of HIV infection.
  2. Interpret recommendations for HIV screening.
  3. Interpret diagnostic tests (e.g. viral load, CD4 count) and apply them to HIV management.
  4. Illustrate the principles of antiretroviral treatment.

TOPIC 2: Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Appraise the immunocompromised patient who is at most risk for serious infections due to diabetes, malignancy, and chemotherapy or medications such as the immunomodulators as per the published EBM/RCT studies in Diabetes Care, Infectious Disease Clinics N.A., Journal of Rheumatology and others.
  2. Employ standard of appropriate preventative care in various immunocompromised populations seen in primary care.
  3. Apply an approach to the treatment and follow up of these infections for each type of at risk patient.

TOPIC 3: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Demonstrate how to diagnose CFS and how to distinguish it from chronic fatigue.
  2. Relate the history of CFS.
  3. Determine the management and how not to mismanage, a patient with CFS as per the current Institute of Medicine Diagnostic Criteria.


Total Cost: $

Title: Internal Medicine – Challenges: HIV, Immunocompromised Patient; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Faculty: Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A., Jerry Zuckerman, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: HIV Primer for the Primary Care Physician.

Using recommendations and evidence-based guidelines from IDSA, HIVMA, USPHS, CDC and ACP, upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL, EBM

  1. Relate the latest epidemiology of HIV infection.
  2. Interpret recommendations for HIV screening.
  3. Interpret diagnostic tests (e.g. viral load, CD4 count) and apply them to HIV management.
  4. Illustrate the principles of antiretroviral treatment.

TOPIC 2: Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Appraise the immunocompromised patient who is at most risk for serious infections due to diabetes, malignancy, and chemotherapy or medications such as the immunomodulators as per the published EBM/RCT studies in Diabetes Care, Infectious Disease Clinics N.A., Journal of Rheumatology and others.
  2. Employ standard of appropriate preventative care in various immunocompromised populations seen in primary care.
  3. Apply an approach to the treatment and follow up of these infections for each type of at risk patient.

TOPIC 3: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Demonstrate how to diagnose CFS and how to distinguish it from chronic fatigue.
  2. Relate the history of CFS.
  3. Determine the management and how not to mismanage, a patient with CFS as per the current Institute of Medicine Diagnostic Criteria.

Additional information

Format

Hardcopy, Download

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.