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Intensive Course on Infectious Diseases in Primary Care | U.S.

Course Description

The Intensive Course on Infectious Diseases in Primary Care (US) 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 two day in-person conference, health care 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.


 

May 31 – June 1, 2024
Scott-Bates Commons
Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus
10 East 33rd Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

Format: In-person (2 days, no virtual option) and 8 self-paced, comprehensive online modules (14 hours of content).

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

Cost: $750

Register before April 1 to receive the early bird rate of $650!

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Note, individuals registering for this course do not need to register separately 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. 

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will receive up to 25.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and a Certificate of Completion from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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Online Curriculum

U.S. In-Person Agenda

DAY 1  

7:00 am – 8:00 am: Registration & Coffee 

 8:00 am – 8:15 am: Conference Welcome 

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

 8:15 am – 8:45 am: What’s Hot: New ID Guidelines 

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

Primer on Common Bacterial Infections 

8:45 am – 9:30 am: ID Emergencies 

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

9:30 am – 10:15 am: Case-based: Infections in Immunosuppressed Hosts 

William Werbel, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

10:15 am – 10:30 am: Break 

10:30 am – 11:15 am: Antibiotic Allergies 

Santiago Alvarez Arango, MD, Assistant Professor, Co-Director Johns Hopkins Center of Excellence for Anaphylaxis, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: UTI Cases: Recurrent & Complicated 

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

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm: Lunch and Expert Q&A 

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm: Antibiotic Usage in Elderly 

Morgan Katz, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Virology, Parasites, and Other Important Clinical Syndromes for Primary Care Clinicians 

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Hepatitis C: New Diagnostics, Initial Management, Treatment 

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

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Refreshment Break 

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm: Fever in the Returning Traveler 

Noreen Hynes, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Director, Geographic Medicine Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm: Sexually Transmitted Infections 

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

 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Summary & Wrap Up 

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

5:00 pm: ADJOURN

DAY 2 

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Coffee 

Microbiology and More for Primary Care Physicians 

9:00 am – 9:45 am: Microbiology Update: New Diagnostics 

Karen Carroll, MD, Professor, and Director, Division of Medical Microbiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

9:45 am – 10:30 am: Self-testing & Emerging POC Diagnostics 

Yuka Manabe, MD, Professor, Director, Center for Innovative Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break 

10:45 am – 11:45 am: ID Potpourri/Curbsides 

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

11:30 am –12:15 pm: Microbiome & Health: Impact of Antibiotics, Association with Health 

Cynthia Sears, MD, Bloomberg-Kimmel Professor of Cancer Immunotherapy, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm: Lunch 

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm: C. diff Colitis Case & Discussion 

Cynthia Sears, MD, Bloomberg-Kimmel Professor of Cancer Immunotherapy, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Closing Lecture 

TBD

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Wrap Up 

3:15 pm: ADJOURN