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.
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.
- 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.
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
Prof. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP, faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Jennifer Cheney, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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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.
- 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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