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The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review

Sponsored for CME credit by Rush University Medical Center

The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review program is a unique self-study program specifically designed to meet your continuing education needs in infectious disease and is now available on multimedia formats.


 
CREDITS Earn up to 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
CE RELEASE December 1, 2014
CE EXPIRE November 30, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,395.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Description


The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review program is designed to prepare physicians who have completed their training in Infectious Diseases and are eligible to sit for the certifying examination and those who seek an extensive review of Infectious Diseases at the level of the subspecialist. The faculty for this program is from the nationally renowned faculty of Rush University Medical Center and visiting guest faculty.
 
 

Intended Audience


The activity was planned for fellows and practicing Infectious Disease specialists and other professional affiliates with an interest in Infectious Disease.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • Respiratory Viral Infections
  • Central Nervous System Infections
  • Diarrhea and GI Syndromes
    Michael Lin, MD, MPH

  • Upper Respiratory Infections and
    Lower Respiratory Infections

    David Schwartz, MD

  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Toxin Mediated Diseases
  • Pox and Bioterrorism
  • Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO)
  • Malaria and Toxoplasmosis
  • Pharmacology and Q/A and Cases
    Gordon M. Trenholme, MD

  • Endocarditis
  • Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis
    John Segreti, MD

  • HIV and OIs
  • HIV and Antivirals (HIV, HSV)
    Mariam Aziz, MD

  • Viral Hepatitis
    Toyin Adeyemi, MD

  • Transplant
    Staci A. Fischer, MD

  • Nosocomial Infections and Case Presentations
  • Question and Answer Session
    Robert A. Weinstein, MD

  • Infections of Prosthetic and Vascular Devices
  • Line Related Infections
  • Sepsis
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Dennis Maki, MD
  • White Blood Cell Abnormalities and Immune Deficiencies
    David Pitrak, MD

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Myron S. Cohen, MD

  • Tuberculosis and Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria
    Audrey French, MD

  • Invasive Fungal Infections
    Laurie A. Proia, MD

  • Clinical Microbiology Review/Diagnostic Microbiology
    Mary K. Hayden, MD

  • Zoonosis and Hemorrhagic Fevers
    Aimee Hodowanec, MD

  • Lyme, Other Borrelia, Rickettsia, Tick-borne and other Ectoparasitic Diseases
    Sarah Won, MD, MPH

  • Protozoal Infections
  • Helminths
    Kamal Singh, MD

  • Immunizations
    Beverly E. Sha, MD

  • 10 ID Cases, 100 Teaching Points
    David Hines, MD

  • MRSA
    Kyle Popovich, MD, MS

 
 

Faculty


Course Directors

Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
James R. Lowenstine Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Rush University Medical Center


Robert A. Weinstein, MD
Chief Academic Officer
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
C. Anderson Hedberg Professor of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center

CME Course Director

Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
James R. Lowenstine Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Rush University Medical Center

Faculty - Rush University Medical Center

Toyin Adeyemi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Mariam Aziz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Audrey French, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Mary K. Hayden, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

David Hines, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Aimee Hodowanec, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael Lin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kyle Popovich, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Laurie A. Proia, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

David Schwartz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

John Segreti, MD
Professor of Medicine

Beverly E. Sha, MD
Professor of Medicine

Kamal Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical Microbiology

Sarah Won, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

 

Guest Faculty

Myron S. Cohen, MD
J Herbert Bate Professor of Medicine,
Microbiology and Immunology, and Public Health
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, UNC Center for Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Staci A. Fischer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship
Brown Medical School
Providence, RI

Dennis Maki, MD
Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine
Head, Section of Infectious Diseases
Attending Physician, Center for Trauma
And Life Support
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Madison, WI

David Pitrak, MD
Section of Infectious Disease and Global Health
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL


 
 

Learning Objectives


At the conclusion of this program, participants caring for older adults will be better able to:
  • Utilize appropriate microbiologic diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of common and uncommon infectious diseases
  • Maintain up-to-date immunization of patients for all currently recommended adult immunizations
  • Provide patients traveling to foreign destinations with the United States Public Health Service recommended prophylactic medications and immunizations
  • Initiate antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected patients based upon current recommendations of the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Initiate treatment for suspected sexually transmitted diseases based upon the presenting symptoms and signs
  • Initiate therapy for chronic HBV and HCV infection based upon current recommendations
  • Isolate hospitalized patients suspected of having infections with microbiologic agent of bioterrorism or a multidrug resistant organism
  • Treat community and healthcare acquired pneumonia with the current IDSA Guidelines recommended antimicrobial agents
  • Prescribe appropriate antimicrobial therapy for patients with suspected sepsis
  • Utilize current recommended guidelines for the treatment of febrile transplant recipients
  • Initiate appropriate infection control procedures to limit the acquisition of hospital acquired infections

 
 

Accreditation


Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Designation


Rush University Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This enduring material has been produced in compliance with all ACCME Essential Areas and Elements and Accreditation Policies.

Expected time of completion for the entire activity is 40 hours.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2014
Date Credits Expire: November 30, 2017
 
 

Disclosure


It is the policy of the Rush University Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure that its CME activities are independent, free of commercial bias and beyond the control of persons or organizations with an economic interest in influencing the content of CME. Everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest (including but not limited to pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic) within the preceding 12 months. If there are relationships that create a conflict of interest, these must be resolved by the CME Course Director in consultation with the Office of Continuing Medical Education prior to the participation of the faculty member in the development or presentation of course content.