The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

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The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

A case-based, comprehensive look at new developments, guidelines and therapeutic strategies for the improved management and care of patients with infectious diseases. Ideal for MOC.

Stay Current in a Rapidly Evolving Specialty

The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases is a comprehensive review of a wide range of topics in a rapidly evolving field. Through case-based lectures and in-depth discussions, this expertly designed course sheds light on the entire gamut of issues related to infectious diseases. It will help you to better:

– Assimilate and demonstrate improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases

– Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations

– Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies, their risks and benefits

– Appraise the management of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, zoonoses, viral hepatitis, etc.

– Incorporate new knowledge into daily practice to provide paramount care to the patients

– Prepare for ABIM Infectious Diseases certification/recertification examinations

CHECK SAMPLES

The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases Topics

1

Overview of Clinical Microbiology – Bacteria and Mycobacteria – Sanjat Kanjilal MD, MPH

2

Clinical Microbiology – Fungi, Viruses and Parasites – Sanjat Kanjilal MD, MPH

3

Antibiotics – I – Jennifer A. Johnson, MD

4

Antibiotics – II – Jennifer A. Johnson, MD

5

Antifungal Therapy: Options and Indications – Francisco M. Marty, MD

6

Therapy of Herpes and Influenza Virus Infections – Martin S. Hirsch, MD

7

Congenital Immunodeficiencies of Clinical Importance in Adults – David E. Sloane, MD

8

Respiratory Tract Infections: Sore throats, Common Colds, and Coughs – Miriam Baron Barshak, MD

9

Bronchitis and Pneumonia – Joel T. Katz, MD

10

Nosocomial Pneumonia – Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC

11

Hot Topics in Infection Control – Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC

12

Endocarditis – Adolf W. Karchmer, MD

13

Meningitis and Encephalitis – Todd B. Ellerin, MD

14

Bone and Joint Infections – James H. Maguire, MD

15

Adult Immunizations – Lindsey R. Baden, MD

16

Travel Medicine – James H. Maguire, MD

17

Parasitology – James H. Maguire, MD

18

Tick-borne Diseases – James H. Maguire, MD

19

Zoonoses – Ann E. Woolley, MD

20

Infectious Diarrhea – Ann E. Woolley, MD

21

Tuberculosis – Eric J. Rubin, MD, PhD

22

Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria, Nocardiosis, Rhodococcus, and Actinomycosis – Jonathan Li, MD

23

Infectious Complications of Immunomodulators – Sarah P. Hammond, MD

24

Transplant Infectious Diseases – General Principles – Lindsey R. Baden, MD

25

Transplant Infectious Diseases Boards Questions – Sophia Koo, MD

26

HIV: Testing and Initial Evaluation – Lisa A. Cosimi, MD

27

HIV: Opportunistic Infections and Board Review Questions – Lisa A. Cosimi, MD

28

Principles of Antiretroviral Therapy: When to Start and What to Start – Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD

29

HIV: Clinical Cases and HIV Resistance Testing – Jonathan Li, MD

30

Viral Hepatitis – Arthur Y. Kim, MD

31

Sexually Transmitted Infections – Sigal Yawetz, MD

32

Outpatient Infectious Disease – Board Review Questions – Brian T. Chan, MD

33

Skin Infection and Infection – Mimickers Part 1 – Adam D. Lipworth, MD

34

Skin Infection and Infection – Mimickers Part 2 – Adam D. Lipworth, MD

35

Cases: Non-Infectious Diseases that May Appear on the Boards Part I – Holly E. Rawizza, MD

36

Cases: Non-Infectious Diseases that May Appear on the Boards Part II – Holly E. Rawizza, MD

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

– Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of infectious diseases

– Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in infectious diseases

– Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations

– Describe optimal therapeutic strategies and their risks and benefits

– Apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the board exam and daily practice

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for practicing infectious disease specialists, internists with an interest in infectious disease, and fellows and trainees who are preparinto become board certified, maintaining their certification, or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of infectious disease.

Designation

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2018

Date Credits Expire: December 1, 2021

Estimated Time to Complete: 25.75 hours

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