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Jose Serpa-Alvarez, MD, MS
Target Audience and Needs
Infectious diseases faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, and pharmacists who are involved in the care of patients need to be regularly updated with the recent advances and guidelines in the field of infectious disease, including hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial resistance, infections related to chemotherapy and immunomodulators, and travel-acquired infections. The conference aims to increase clinical knowledge of the learners in these topic areas, and to implement the advances and guidelines in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes.
Educational methods will include case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.
At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:
- Identify different etiologies and treatments of hospital-acquired infections.
- Review antimicrobial patterns of resistance and identify treatment for multi-drug resistant infections.
- Develop a differential diagnosis for returning travelers who present with fever.
Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.