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Jose Serpa-Alvarez, MD, MS
Target Audience and Needs
Infectious disease physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals and trainees need to receive regular updates on guidelines regarding the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and recent advances in the field. The series will examine a wide range of topics, such as hospital-acquired infections, multi-drug antimicrobial resistance, viral respiratory infections, and opportunistic infections in patients with HIV/AIDS and in transplant recipients. The series also aims to expand the clinical knowledge of learners, promote guideline-based medical practice, enhance the quality of patient care, and improve 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 and implement current clinical best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of hospital-acquired infections.
- Distinguish evidence-based strategies for diagnosing and treating COVID-19 and other viral respiratory infections.
- Recognize the various clinical manifestations of common opportunistic infections in patients with HIV/AIDS and in transplant recipients.
- Develop strategies to recognize and treat multidrug-resistant infections.
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.