IDCareLive, Virtual Infectious Disease Congress Chaired by John G. Bartlett, MD of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Slated for November 15th and 16th

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AIDS/HIV Patient Case Studies, Drug Resistant Infections, and Influenza Immunization Guidelines to be Discussed During Complimentary Continuing Medical Education Congress at http://www.IDCareLive.com

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Highlights and Updates from IAS & ICAAC

IDCareLive, the complimentary live online congress on infectious disease presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, announces session topics and presenters for its inaugural meeting slated to meet Monday November 15th and Tuesday November 16th from 2:00 to 10:00 PM Eastern. The congress led by course chair Dr. John G. Bartlett of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will bring together respected leaders in infectious disease providing live online presentations and offering interactive Q&A on topics ranging from the latest recommendations for patient immunizations as the influenza season approaches to management of drug-resistant infections in a hospital setting to treatment protocols for patients with viral diseases such as HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis B or C.

IDCareLive, which is complimentary, provides internal medicine and primary care physicians and infectious disease specialists with an opportunity to stay current on the latest diagnostic procedures and treatments while also earning continuing medical education (CME) credits from the convenience of a computer, meeting the scheduling needs of practicing physicians. The congress offers up to 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Many respected infectious disease experts will be joining Dr. Bartlett to present at IDCareLive, including Daniel J. Morgan, MD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Paul E. Sax, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital; and Mark S. Sulkowski, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

The agenda of live video presentations includes:
“Highlights and Updates from IAS & ICAAC”
Paul E. Sax, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

“Community Acquired MRSA: Insights into Diagnosis and Management”
Vance Fowler, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Duke University Medical Center

“HIV/AIDS Case Studies: Common Challenges in Antiretroviral Therapy”
Paul E. Sax, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

“State of the Art: Preventing and Treating Clostridium difficile Infection”
John G. Bartlett, MD, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

“Hepatitis C Update: Emerging Therapeutics & Integrating New Guidelines”
Mark S. Sulkowski, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

“New Developments & Controversies in Influenza”
Donald Low, MD, Professor, Department of Laboratory, Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

“Round Table: Hot Topics in Influenza”
John G. Bartlett, MD, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD

“Sepsis: The Clinical Challenge”
David N. Gilbert, MD, Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University

“New HIV/AIDS Guidelines: Assessing the Impact”
TBA

“Continuing Lessons from the Multidrug-Resistant GNR Epidemic”
Daniel J. Morgan, MD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

“Controlling Hospital Acquired Infections: A Comprehensive Approach”
Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

“Adult Immunization: Current Guidelines and Emerging Best Practices”
Neal Halsey, MD, Professor, International Health Disease Prevention & Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

“Update on Managing the Patient with Chronic Hepatitis B”
Gregory T. Everson, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

IDCareLive is supported by educational grants from Astellas Pharma, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Gilead and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

IDCareLive will be available for complimentary live viewing between 2:00 and 10:00 PM eastern on November 15th and 16th, and will be available on demand for twelve months after the live meeting, enabling healthcare professionals to return and earn additional CME credit hours. To register now at no cost, visit http://www.IDCareLive.com.

ABOUT IDCARELIVE
IDCareLive (http://www.IDCareLive.com) is the premier online medical congress on infectious disease presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is produced by PlatformQ. IDCareLive enables epidemiologists, hepatologists, HIV specialists, internal medicine and primary care physicians and other healthcare practitioners interested in understanding and utilizing the latest diagnostic procedures and treatment therapies for infectious disease to learn, connect and interact in real time. IDCareLive offers Continuing Medical Education credit at no cost and delivers all the benefits of a physical conference, with live keynote presentations, lectures, peer networking and an exhibit floor, from the convenience of a computer.
IDCareLive and PlatformQ are trademarks of PlatformQ, LLC. All other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners.

Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credit
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Johns Hopkins Statement of Responsibility
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

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