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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

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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.

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Online Curriculum

India In-Person Agenda

Day 1: Primer on Common Bacterial Infections

7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration & Buffet Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:15 am: Conference Welcome

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Sunil Solomon, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India
Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, Florence Sabin Professor of Infectious Diseases and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

8:15 am – 9:00 am: AMR in India

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

9:00 am – 9:45 am Approach to Acute Febrile Illness

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

9:45 am – 10:00 am: Tea & Coffee Break

10:00 am – 10:45 am: Vaginitis Case Discussion

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

10:45 am – 11:15 am: UTI Cases—Management of UTI & Recurrent UTI

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

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: STI Case Discussion

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

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm: What’s New in TB Diagnostics in India

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

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Emerging Strategies for TB Prevention & Treatment

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

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Complex TB Cases: CNS TB, Genitourinary TB, DR-TB

Maunank Shah, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Vidya Mave, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India
Jeffrey Tornheim, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

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

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm: Pneumonia Diagnosis & Management

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

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: GNR Resistance Case Discussion

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

5:00 pm: ADJOURN


 

Day 2: Virology & Parasitic Infections for Primary Care Physicians

7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration & Buffet Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:45 am: New HIV Diagnosis: Screening & Initial Counseling

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

8:45 am – 9:15 am: Update on NACO/Indian HIV Guidelines: What’s New

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

9:15 am – 9:45 am: Managing ARV Interactions & Comorbidities: Using HIVASSIST for PCPs

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

9:45 am – 10:30 am: Viral Hepatitis A & E

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

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Tea & Coffee Break

10:45 am – 11:30 am: Hepatitis B

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

11:30 am – 12:15 pm: Hepatitis C

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

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm: Lunch

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm: Viral HIV & Hepatitis Case Panels: OI, Pregnancy, Co-infections

Sunil Solomon, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Infectious Diseases in India
Vidya Mave, MD, MPH, 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

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm: Influenza and COVID

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

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Tea & Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm: Polio, Dysentery, & Pediatric Diarrheal Diseases (Giardia, Cholera)

TBD

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm: Lepto, Typhus, & Other Zoonoses

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

5:00 pm: ADJOURN


 

Day 3: Miscellaneous

7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration & Buffet Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:00 am: TBD

TBD

9:00 am – 9:45 am: Childhood and Adult Vaccination

TBD

9:45 am –10:00 am: Tea & Coffee Break

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Audience ID Potpourri: Submit Questions

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
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

11:00 am – 11:45 am: Pregnancy & Infectious Diseases

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

11:45 am – 12:00 pm: 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: ADJOURN