This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered in Primary Care with Dermatology and Infectious Diseases issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management.
The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic interactive lectures and case-based studies. Our national speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care Dermatology and Infectious Diseases issues, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees.
The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
All Physicians and other Health-care Professionals seeking clinical information about Primary Care Dermatology and Infectious Diseases.
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care health-care professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help teach the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit.
Topics and Objectives
Immunizations for Adults
Objectives: 1) Review the myths and facts about vaccine administration 2) Review the new changes in vaccines from the past year 3) Review the most important facts about the individual vaccines given to adults
HIV for Primary Care: 2019
Objectives: 1) Review the present status of HIV in the world today 2) Review the use of the common tests we get in HIV positive patients 3) Review prevention of HIV in the general population and in health care providers
HIV and the Skin
Objectives: 1) Identify skin findings which suggest HIV infection 2) Know which skin lesions develop at what stage of HIV infection 3) Properly treat HIV-related skin lesions and infections
The Itchy Patient
Objectives: 1) Classify itchy patients into clinical groups which suggest etiology 2) Know where to look and what to look for when patients present with pruritus 3) Manage the symptom of itch
Common Disorders of Hair and Nails
Objectives: 1) Develop comprehensive differential diagnosis for hair and nail disorders 2) Administer appropriate therapy, when available, for hair and nail disorders 3) Associate select hair and nail findings with systemic disease
SKINsects: Skin Disease Due to Insects Other than Ticks
Objectives: 1) Recognize skin and systemic complications of bites/stings from select insects and arthropods 2) Administer proper and timely therapy for insect-related disorders 3) Know potential serious implications of insect bite/sting reactions
Tick-borne Diseases in the United States
Objectives: 1) Myths and facts about Lyme disease 2) Review the approach to removal of a tick 3) Review the common manifestations and diagnosis of non-Lyme tick-borne diseases
An Approach to the Patient with Acute Gastroenteritis
Objectives: 1) Review the common causes of gastroenteritis 2) Review the approach to a normal host with acute gastroenteritis 3) Review causes and approach to special populations with gastroenteritis: HIV, Travelers, Hospitalized patients
Demystifying Viral Hepatitis
Objectives: 1) Review the major causes of hepatitis: A, B, C, D, E. 2) Review the management of the major causes of hepatitis 3) Review the prevention of the major causes of hepatitis
A Primary Care Approach to a Patient with an FUO
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pathogenesis of fever and its physiologic importance 2) Review the major causes of FUO’s 3) Formulate approaches to evaluating a patient with a FUO
Benign Skin Tumors
Objectives: 1) Diagnose common benign skin neoplasms 2) Select proper destructive methods to eliminate benign skin tumors 3) Be aware of serious systemic associations with benign skin neoplasms
Malignant Skin Tumors
Objectives: 1) Diagnose the common malignant skin tumors 2) Understand optimal approach to malignant skin tumors’ 3) Choose cases which should be referred for specialty care
Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.