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Intensive Course on Infectious Diseases in Primary Care | India

Course Description

The Intensive Course on Infectious Diseases in Primary Care (India) Program is designed to provide clinicians and health care professionals with a thorough understanding of various infectious diseases commonly encountered from outpatient clinics to emergency departments to hospitals. Through eight self-paced, comprehensive online modules and a 2.5 day in-person conference, healthcare professionals will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively address, manage, and prevent infectious diseases, while promoting optimal patient outcomes. The Program will cover a range of topics, including HIV, latent tuberculosis, skin and soft tissue infections, community-acquired pneumonia, vaccine updates, antibiotic usage and stewardship, and sexually transmitted infections. Interactive case studies and clinical decision-making exercises will facilitate the application of acquired knowledge in real-world scenarios.


 

June 21 – 23, 2024
Aloft New Delhi Aerocity
5B, IGI T3 Road
Aerocity
Delhi Aerocity
New Delhi 110037, India

Course format: In-person (2.5 days) and 8 self-paced, comprehensive online modules (14 hours of content)

Online modules open April 1, 2024, and must be completed by July 30, 2024.

Cost: $300

Register here

Note, individuals registering for this course do not need to register for the ‘Primer on Infectious Diseases-Online course’. All material from the online course will be made available to those registering for this expanded course. 

Certification: Upon successful completion of this course, learners will receive a Certificate of Completion from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. No CME is offered.

Online Curriculum

Intro to TB for PCPs (15 minutes)

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

LTBI Diagnosis (15 minutes)

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

LTBI Treatment and Monitoring for PCPs (15 minutes)

Jeffrey Tornheim, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

What’s Hot in TB: Preparing for the Future (15 minutes)

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

NTM Diseases in Immunocompetent Patients (30 minutes)

Chris Lippincott, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Clinical Director, Center for Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria and Bronchiectasis, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

NTM Diseases in Immunocompromised Patients (30 minutes)

Elisa Ignatius, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Cellulitis (non-purulent, purulent) Diagnosis and Treatment (15 minutes)

Danica Rockney, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Health

Diabetic Foot Ulcer (15 minutes)

Marcos Schecter, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Emory University

Human and Animal Bites (15 minutes)

Danica Rockney, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Health

Viral Skin Infections: HSV, VZV, Molluscum (15 minutes)

Danica Rockney, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Health

Parasitic Skin Infections: Scabies and Pediculosis (15 minutes)

Danica Rockney, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Health

Fungal Skin Infections: Dermatophytosis and Candidiasis (15 minutes)

Danica Rockney, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Health

Community Acquired Pneumonia Review (20 minutes)

Michael Melia, MD, Associate Professor and Director, ID Fellowship Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

CAP Assessment (15 minutes)

Michael Melia, MD, Associate Professor and Director, ID Fellowship Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Antibiotic Selection and Management: Guideline-Based ABX Therapy, TX Duration, Monitoring (15 minutes)

Michael Melia, MD, Associate Professor and Director, ID Fellowship Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Viral LRTI: Influenza, RSV (20 minutes)

Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, Professor and Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Viral LRTI: COVID (20 minutes)

Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, Professor and Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Viral URI: HPMV, Rhino, Other Coronaviruses, Adenovirus (15 minutes)

Michael Melia, MD, Associate Professor and Director, ID Fellowship Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Vaccine Basics: Immunization Schedule, Types of Vaccines (30 minutes)

Anna Durbin, MD, Professor of International Health and Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

Childhood Vaccines: Updates (15 minutes)

Anna Sick-Samuels, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Updates in Adult Immunization Recommendations (20 minutes)

Anna Durbin, MD, Professor of International Health and Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

Vaccine Hesitancy (15 minutes)

Rupali Limaye, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Antibiotic Resistance: Epidemiology (15 minutes)

Dariusz Hareza, MD, Third Year Post Doctoral Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Antibiotic Resistance: Mechanisms (15 minutes)

Trish Simner, PhD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Antibiotic Stewardship: Basic Principles (10 minutes)

Sara Keller, MD, MPH, MSPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Management and Diagnosis of ESBL/MDRO (20 minutes)

Pranita Tamma, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

New or Emerging Antibiotics (15 minutes)

Kate Dzintars, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID, Associate Pharmacy Director, Adult Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Department of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Epidemiology and Prevention: Overview (15 minutes)

Matthew Hamill, MBChB, PhD, MPH, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Sexual Health and the Approach to the Patient (Taking a Sexual History) (10 minutes)

Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Common STI Syndromes (35 minutes)

Urethritis, Cervicitis, Proctitis (10 minutes)
Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Genital Ulcer Disease (10 minutes)
Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Vaginitis: Trich, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Bacterial Vaginosis (15 minutes)
Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Organism Spotlight (60 minutes)

Syphilis Natural History and Clinical (10 minutes)
Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Syphilis Management (10 minutes)
Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Gonorrhea (10 minutes)
Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Chlamydia/LGV (10 minutes)
Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Mycoplasma Genitalium (10 minutes)
Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

HSV Diagnosis, Treatment, Prophylaxis, and Resistance (10 minutes)
Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

STI Prevention (20 minutes)

Screening Recommendations (10 minutes)
Matthew Hamill, MBChB, PhD, MPH, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Barrier Methods, Partner Management, DoxyPEP (10 minutes)
Matthew Hamill, MBChB, PhD, MPH, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Malaria I (20 minutes)

Photini Sinnis, MD, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Malaria II (20 minutes)

Photini Sinnis, MD, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Leishmaniasis (20 minutes)

Photini Sinnis, MD, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Trypanasomes (20 minutes)

Photini Sinnis, MD, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Chikungunya (15 minutes)

Anna Durbin, MD, Professor of International Health and Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

Dengue (15 minutes)

Anna Durbin, MD, Professor of International Health and Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

Zika (15 minutes)

Anna Durbin, MD, Professor of International Health and Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University

India In-Person Agenda

Day 1: Primer on Common Bacterial Infections

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am – 9:30 am Conference Welcome

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, Florence Sabin Professor of Infectious Diseases and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

9:30 am – 10:15 am AMR in India

Dr. George Varghese, Professor & Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore

10:15 am – 11:00 am UTI-Cases

Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

11:00 am – 11:15 am Tea & Coffee Break

11:15 am – 11:45 am Vaginitis Case Discussion

Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

11:45 am – 12:15 am STI Case Discussion

Susan Tuddenham, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm What’s New in TB Diagnostics in India

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Emerging Strategies for TB Prevention & Treatment

Vidya Mave, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm TB Cases: Panel Discussion (Moderator: Maunank Shah, MD, PhD)

Vidya Mave, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India
Rajeev Soman, MBBS, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Jupiter Hospital Pune

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Tea & Coffee Break; Q&A from Panels

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Childhood Vaccination

Anita Shet, MD, PhD, Research Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Adult Vaccination

Vidya Mave, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Wrap Up

5:00 pm ADJOURN


 

Day 2: Virology & Parasitic Infections for Primary Care Clinicians

7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration

8:00 am – 8:30 am New HIV Diagnosis: Screening & Initial Counseling

Manish Bamrotiya, MBBS, Technical Director, Project ACCELERATE, Center for Infectious Diseases in India

8:30 am – 9:00 am Update on NACO/Indian HIV Guidelines: What’s New

Manish Bamrotiya, MBBS, Technical Director, Project ACCELERATE, Center for Infectious Diseases in India

9:00 am – 9:30 am Managing ARV Interactions & Comorbidities: Using HIVASSIST for PCPs

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

9:30 am – 9:45 am Tea & Coffee Break

9:45 am – 10:15 am Hepatitis B

Mark Sulkowski, MD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

10:15 am – 10:45 am Hepatitis C

Mark Sulkowski, MD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

10:45am – 11:00 am HIV/Hepatitis Q&A

Manish Bamrotiya, MBBS, Technical Director, Project ACCELERATE, Center for Infectious Diseases in India
Mark Sulkowski, MD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

11:00 am – 12:00 pm HIV & Hepatitis: Panel Discussion (Moderated by Maunank Shah, MD, PhD)

Sunil Solomon, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India
Mark Sulkowski, MD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, Florence Sabin Professor of Infectious Diseases and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Rajeev Soman, MBBS, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Jupiter Hospital Pune
Manish Bamrotiya, MBBS, Technical Director, Project ACCELERATE, Center for Infectious Diseases in India

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Approach to Acute Febrile Illness

Dr. George Varghese, Professor & Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Bacterial Pneumonia: Case Based Discussion

Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, Professor & Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Leptospirosis, Typhus, and Other Zoonoses: Case Based Discussion

Dr. George Varghese, Professor & Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Tea & Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Viral Respiratory Infections: Influenza & COVID

Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, Professor & Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Interesting ID Cases

Rajeev Soman, MBBS, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Jupiter Hospital Pune

5:00 pm ADJOURN


 

Day 3: Miscellaneous

7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration

8:00 am – 8:30 am Polio

Anita Shet, MD, PhD, Research Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

8:30 am – 9:15 am Pregnancy and Infectious Diseases

Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, Florence Sabin Professor of Infectious Diseases and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

9:15 am – 10:00 am Dysentery and Childhood Diarrheal Diseases

Anita Shet, MD, PhD, Research Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

10:00 am –10:15 am Tea & Coffee Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am Audience ID Potpourri: Q&A

Rajeev Soman, MBBS, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Jupiter Hospital Pune
Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, Professor & Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Dr. George Varghese, Professor & Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Christian Medical College, Vellore

11:15 am – 11:45 am Closing Lecture: Gupta-Klinsky India Institute & Future Engagement

Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, Florence Sabin Professor of Infectious Diseases and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm GRADUATION CEREMONY