AMS – Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X

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Title: Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X
Faculty: Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P., Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

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

TOPIC 1: Cat Scratch Disease: Old and New.

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

  1. Recognize the classic and more recently described clinical presentation of cat scratch disease and the general approach to diagnosis.
  2. Explain the use and limitations of diagnostic laboratory testing options.
  3. Utilize the appropriate treatment for the various clinical conditions associated with Bartonella henselae

TOPIC 2: The Age of MRSA.

Upon completion of this session and using the evidence-based guidelines from the CDC, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and EBM publications, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Describe the emergence and development of drug resistance that led to MRSA.
  2. Discuss the prevalence differences and clinical diagnosis and treatment of community and hospital associated MRSA.
  3. Recognize the importance of accurate and timely diagnosis when confronted with the possibility of MRSA.
  4. Stratify management according to clinical scenario and severity.
  5. Apply practical and proven preventative measures to reduce the risk and incidence of MRSA.

TOPIC 3: Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable.

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

  1. Recognize the diverse clinical manifestations of EBV infection.
  2. Order appropriate laboratory work-up based on the situation and treatment as per the AAP Guidelines.
  3. Anticipate natural history and complications of infection.

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Title: Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases: Cat Scratch Disease; MRSA; Virus X
Faculty: Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P., Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P.

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

TOPIC 1: Cat Scratch Disease: Old and New.

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

  1. Recognize the classic and more recently described clinical presentation of cat scratch disease and the general approach to diagnosis.
  2. Explain the use and limitations of diagnostic laboratory testing options.
  3. Utilize the appropriate treatment for the various clinical conditions associated with Bartonella henselae

TOPIC 2: The Age of MRSA.

Upon completion of this session and using the evidence-based guidelines from the CDC, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and EBM publications, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Describe the emergence and development of drug resistance that led to MRSA.
  2. Discuss the prevalence differences and clinical diagnosis and treatment of community and hospital associated MRSA.
  3. Recognize the importance of accurate and timely diagnosis when confronted with the possibility of MRSA.
  4. Stratify management according to clinical scenario and severity.
  5. Apply practical and proven preventative measures to reduce the risk and incidence of MRSA.

TOPIC 3: Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable.

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

  1. Recognize the diverse clinical manifestations of EBV infection.
  2. Order appropriate laboratory work-up based on the situation and treatment as per the AAP Guidelines.
  3. Anticipate natural history and complications of infection.

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