Infectious Diseases Spring Symposium 2019

Infectious Diseases Spring Symposium 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 7:30am - 2:00pm

The conference will provide practitioners with the most recent advances and information that will enhance knowledge, skills, and performance in the treatment and diagnosis of selected infectious diseases.

Designed For

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Medical Technologists, Public Health Professionals, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Healthcare Providers

Jointly Provided By

Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Office of Continuing Education
CHI Health

Purpose

The Infectious Diseases Spring Symposium will update health professionals regarding infectious diseases so that infections can be better diagnosed, treated, and prevented.

Objectives

  • Describe recently developed drugs to treat resistant Gram-negative infections
  • Understand benefits and limitations of recently developed approaches to infection prevention
  • Describe contemporary approaches to coping with HIV infection
  • Identify recent challenges in public health and appropriate responses
  • Employ current approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of influenza
  • List two recent developments in clinical microbiology and how they enhance clinical utility

Schedule

7:30 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

8 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview
Marvin J. Bittner MD, MSc, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

8:05 a.m.
Available Therapy for Resistant Gram‐negative Bacilli: A Changing Picture
Christopher J. Destache, PharmD, FCCP

8:50 a.m.
Latest in infection prevention
Kathleen A. De Roos, RN, ARNP

9:35 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

10 a.m.
HIV Well Into the 21st Century
Manasa Velagapudi, MBBS

10:45 a.m.
Emerging Public Health Challenges
Anne L. O’Keefe, MD, MPH

11:30 a.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

12:30 p.m.
Current Influenza Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
John M. Horne, MD

1:15 p.m.
Recent Developments in the Diagnostic Microbiology Lab
Stephen J. Cavalieri, PhD, D(ABMM)

2 p.m.
Concluding Remarks
Marvin J. Bittner MD, MSc, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

2:05 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 4.5 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Pharmacy
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).  The Infectious Diseases Spring Symposium 2019 is accredited for 4.5 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on April 27, 2019.  The Infectious Diseases Spring Symposium 2019 is a knowledge-based activity.

Medical Assistant
The AAMA will accept a program for recertification if its subject matter is relevant to your profession.  The AAMA provides three documents that serve as useful guidelines for identifying relevant topics.  Visit the AAMA website to view the requirement documents: http://www.aama-ntl.org/recertified/faq_recertification.aspx#accepted.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health.  Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Registration

Employees of Creighton University, Omaha VA Medical Center, CHI Health and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center: $15
Other health care providers: $30
Remote video conference: $20

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy or Online
7710 Mercy Road
Room 11661 A, B, and C
Omaha, NE 68124
United States