AMS – HM – Common Issues: Soft Tissue & Bone Infections; Bloodstream Infections/Endocarditis; Meningitis/Meningoencephalitis

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Title: Hospital Medicine – Common Issues: Soft Tissue & Bone Infections; Bloodstream Infections/Endocarditis; Meningitis/Meningoencephalitis

Faculty: Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Janet M. Hines, M.D., Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Soft Tissue and Bone Infections.

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

  1. Construct an approach to making the diagnosis of common skin and soft tissue infections.
  2. Assess common infections to include streptococcal and staphylococcal infections and necrotizing fasciitis, diabetic foot infections, bite wound infections and bone and joint infections.
  3. Apply appropriate treatment and management of these commonly seen infections and decide when specialist referral is indicated as per the current IDSA Guidelines for skin and soft tissue infections. 

TOPIC 2: Bloodstream Infections and Endocarditis.

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

  1. Analyze the epidemiology and risk factors for bloodstream infections and endocarditis in patients presenting to a primary care practice.
  2. Employ the diagnosis and management skills for bloodstream infections and infective endocarditis as per the current IDSA guidelines.
  3. Recognize post-infection patient management issues and apply appropriate endocarditis prophylaxis measures as per the AHA guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to use the evidence-based guidelines of the IDSA and the CDC to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Evaluate the epidemiology of meningitis and the different types of meningitis.
  2. Interpret clinical signs and symptoms of different types of meningitis.
  3. Apply the indications for lumbar puncture (LP) and interpret LP results.
  4. Evaluate treatment options and the need for hospitalization and public health notification.


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Title: Hospital Medicine – Common Issues: Soft Tissue & Bone Infections; Bloodstream Infections/Endocarditis; Meningitis/Meningoencephalitis

Faculty: Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Janet M. Hines, M.D., Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Soft Tissue and Bone Infections.

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

  1. Construct an approach to making the diagnosis of common skin and soft tissue infections.
  2. Assess common infections to include streptococcal and staphylococcal infections and necrotizing fasciitis, diabetic foot infections, bite wound infections and bone and joint infections.
  3. Apply appropriate treatment and management of these commonly seen infections and decide when specialist referral is indicated as per the current IDSA Guidelines for skin and soft tissue infections. 

TOPIC 2: Bloodstream Infections and Endocarditis.

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

  1. Analyze the epidemiology and risk factors for bloodstream infections and endocarditis in patients presenting to a primary care practice.
  2. Employ the diagnosis and management skills for bloodstream infections and infective endocarditis as per the current IDSA guidelines.
  3. Recognize post-infection patient management issues and apply appropriate endocarditis prophylaxis measures as per the AHA guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to use the evidence-based guidelines of the IDSA and the CDC to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Evaluate the epidemiology of meningitis and the different types of meningitis.
  2. Interpret clinical signs and symptoms of different types of meningitis.
  3. Apply the indications for lumbar puncture (LP) and interpret LP results.
  4. Evaluate treatment options and the need for hospitalization and public health notification.

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