Pri-Med South

Fort Lauderdale, FL | February 6-9, 2020

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center

Infectious Disease Highlights: A Focus on Ambulatory Care

Description

This case-based lecture will provide the active clinician with strategies, updates, and specific practice recommendations in clinical infectious diseases. Prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in the ambulatory setting will be emphasized, with coverage of advances in antimicrobial therapy, immunization, and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV. The faculty will highlight responsible use of antibiotics to help you reduce the risk of both toxicity and antimicrobial resistance in your practice.

Learning Objectives

Incorporate strategies for prevention of infectious diseases into clinical practice

Recognize the strengths and limitations of diagnostic tests for common infectious diseases

Communicate effectively with patients regarding the risks and benefits of immunizations and antibiotic therapy

Identify patients who are most likely to benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV


Speakers

Paul E. Sax, MD

Dr. Paul E. Sax is Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the HIV Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sax received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He served...

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