003. Controversies in Travel/Tropical Medicine
Wednesday, October 4, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 16AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • explain the approach to diagnosis, clinical presentation and treatment of cutaneous leishmania
  • understand the approach to diagnosis and treatment of Chagas disease
  • discuss the approach to diagnosis, disease spectrum, and treatment of typhus

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Christina Coyle, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1:55 PM
Chagas Disease: An Update
Susan Montgomery, D.V.M., M.P.H.
2:20 PM
Typhus: Clinical Management
George Varghese, MD, DNB, DTMH, FIDSA
3:10 PM

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-221-L01-P


C. Coyle, None

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