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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 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE January 1, 2013
CE EXPIRE December 31, 2016
 
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Description


The Chicago Infectious Disease Board Review program is designed to prepare physicians-in-training and practicing physicians for the Infectious Disease Sub-specialty Examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine. The program is also intended for physicians who are interested in an intensive, broad-scope review of Infectious Disease topics.
  • The nation’s premier infectious disease board review now exclusively available as a self study
  • Combines lectures, slide presentations and cases
  • An intensive board review presented by a faculty of internationally known experts

 
 

Intended Audience


The activity was planned for fellows and practicing ID 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
  • Osteomyelitis and Septic Arthritis
  • Endocarditis
    John Segreti, 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
  • Transplant
    Staci A. Fischer, MD
  • HIV and OI’s
    Kimberly Y. Smith, MD, MPH
  • HIV and Antivirals (HIV, HSV)
    Harold A. Kessler, MD
  • Viral Hepatitis
    Toyin Adeyemi, 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
  • Leptospira, Lyme and Other Borrelia/Hemorrhagic
    Fevers, Other Zoonoses and Ectoparasites
    Jeffrey Nelson, MD
  • Protozoal Infections
  • Helminths
    Kamal Singh, MD
  • Immunizations
    Beverly E.  Sha, MD
  • 10 ID Cases, 100 Teaching Points
    David Hines, MD

 
 

Faculty


Course Directors

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

Robert A. Weinstein, MD
Chairman, Division of Infectious Diseases
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Professor of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center
CME Course Director

Harold A. Kessler, MD
Professor of Medicine and Immunology/Microbiology, Rush University Medical Center
Associate Director, Section of Infectious Diseases
Associate Dean, Postgraduate
Medical Education
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education

Rush University Medical Center 

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

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

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

David Hines, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Michael Lin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jeffrey Nelson, MD
Associate 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
Assistant Professor of Medicine and
Clinical Microbiology

Kimberly Y. Smith, MD, MPH
Associate 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 Diseases Fellowship
Brown Medical School
Providence, RI

David Pitrak, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

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


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of your participation in this educational activity you intend to incorporate the following objectives into your practice medicine:
  • Utilize appropriate microbiologic diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of common and uncommon infectious diseases
  • Maintain up-to-date immunization of my patients for all currently recommended adult immunizations
  • Provide my 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
  • Improve my performance on the Infectious Disease certification/re-certification exam

 
 

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 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only 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 34 hours.

Date of Original Release: January 1, 2013
Date Credits Expire: December 31, 2016

CME credit is awarded upon completion of a course evaluation. The participant must complete and successfully pass the knowledge test included. A $30 processing fee must accompany the completed exam and evaluation application.