Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens in Pediatric Medicine

There is a growing threat in the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases that can have significant impact on the pediatric patient population. Many providers have never seen these emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in clinical practice. In this course, Prof. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., provides practitioners with essential information on the prevention, detection and treatment of these infectious diseases. 

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Internists, Hospitalists, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists (Personal Growth) and all other interested clinical care providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Outline and prioritize emerging and re-emerging pediatric infectious disease threats in South Florida.
  • Describe and evaluate factors contributing to the emergence and re-emergence of infections.
  • Utilize strategies to reduce the risks from emerging infections both in their practice and for their communities.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Lee, K. H., Heo, S. T., Kim, Y. R., & Pang, I. C. (2014). Isolation of Vibrio vulnificus from seawater and emerging Vibrio vulnificus septicemia on Jeju Island. Infection & chemotherapy, 46(2), 106-109.
  • RUCKLE-ENDERS, G. I. S. E. L. A. (1962). Comparative studies of monkey and human measles-virus strains. American Journal of Diseases of Children, 103(3), 297-307.
  • Pfeffermann, K., Doerr, M., Zirkel, F., & von Messling, V. (2018). Morbillivirus pathogenesis and virus–host interactions. In Advances in virus research (Vol. 100, pp. 75-98). Academic Press.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
03/01/2020
Course expires: 
02/28/2022

Prof. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP
Director, FIU Health Travel Medicine Program and Vaccine Clinic Commander, Emergency Response Team Development 
Professor, Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Humanities, Health and Society 
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University
Miami, Florida

Prof. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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