AMS - 2021-UCid-Urgent Care- Infectious Diseases

$119.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$119.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: UCad-Urgent Care- Adult: Fever of Unknown Origin; Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S; Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions.

Faculty: Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: Fever of Unknown Origin.

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

  1. Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance.
  2. Describe the major causes of FUO’s.
  3. Integrate normal temperature regulation and the relevance of this to disease states.
  4. Formulate an approach to FUO for a given patient based upon the multicenter and expert panel reviews published and referenced.

TOPIC 2: Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S.

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

  1. Determine the major tick vectors in the United States and their associated diseases.
  2. Relate the proper technique for tick removal.
  3. Differentiate the clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment of the major tick borne diseases in the United States: Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever as per the CDC and IDSA Guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions.

Upon completion of this session, the participants should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Interpret normal CSF parameters.
  2. Interpret abnormal CSF findings and apply them to the proper management of patients.
  3. Relate an understanding of some of the more controversial clinical areas associated with the management of meningitis such as:
    1. The IDSA guidelines on the use of steroids;
    2. Who requires a CT scan prior to a lumbar puncture;
    3. The effect of prior antibiotic treatment on the interpretations of CSF.
    4. Discriminate the causes of aseptic meningitis with specific emphasis on the non-viral, treatable etiologies.


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Title: UCad-Urgent Care- Adult: Fever of Unknown Origin; Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S; Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions.

Faculty: Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: Fever of Unknown Origin.

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

  1. Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance.
  2. Describe the major causes of FUO’s.
  3. Integrate normal temperature regulation and the relevance of this to disease states.
  4. Formulate an approach to FUO for a given patient based upon the multicenter and expert panel reviews published and referenced.

TOPIC 2: Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S.

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

  1. Determine the major tick vectors in the United States and their associated diseases.
  2. Relate the proper technique for tick removal.
  3. Differentiate the clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment of the major tick borne diseases in the United States: Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever as per the CDC and IDSA Guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions.

Upon completion of this session, the participants should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Interpret normal CSF parameters.
  2. Interpret abnormal CSF findings and apply them to the proper management of patients.
  3. Relate an understanding of some of the more controversial clinical areas associated with the management of meningitis such as:
    1. The IDSA guidelines on the use of steroids;
    2. Who requires a CT scan prior to a lumbar puncture;
    3. The effect of prior antibiotic treatment on the interpretations of CSF.
    4. Discriminate the causes of aseptic meningitis with specific emphasis on the non-viral, treatable etiologies.