Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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Target Audience

Healthcare providers. 

Objectives

  • List a complete and thorough differential diagnosis in pediatric ID practice.
  • Develop adequate diagnostic strategies, emphasizing the importance of history taking and adequate physical exam in the pediatric patient.
  • Develop effective treatment strategies for common and uncommon, yet important diseases in pediatric ID.

Speaker

Luis Antonio Castagnini, MD, MPH

Luis A. Castagnini, MD, MPH 
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine 
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

  • MD - Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
  • Residency - Miami Children's Hospital
  • Fellowship - Baylor College Of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • MPH - University of Texas

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Castagnini has no conflicts with commercial interests to disclose.

References

  • Dartnell et al. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2012 May;94(5):584-95
  • MMWR 51(11):234-237, 2002
  • Cochi et al. PIDJ 5:12-19, 1986
  • H Peltola Clin Microbiol Rev, 13 (April (2)) (2000), pp. 302–317
  • MMWR / February 28, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. 1
  • Lebel M et al. Peds Infec Dis J : 250-254, 1988
  • Howard AW. J Pediatr Orthop. 1999;19:705-709
  • Chow A, Robinson JL: Fever of unknown origin in children: a systematic review J Pediatr. 7:5-10 2011
  • Cat Scratch Disease. Red Book 2015
  • Nature Reviews Microbiology 2004;2:448-449
  • N Engl J Med 1952;247-8
  • Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant – Remington and Klein 7ed.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AOA Category 2­B
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
11/05/2016
Course expires: 
11/04/2019
Cost:
$15.00

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this enduring materials activity for 0.5 AOA Category 2-B credit(s).
  • Nurse: Des Moines University continuing education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This enduring materials activity has been reviewed and approved for 0.75 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other: This enduring materials activity is designated for 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AOA Category 2­B
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/05/2016
Course expires: 
11/04/2019

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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