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Medical Grand Rounds: 11/14/2017 Infectious Diseases Year in Review





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Utilize novel anti-CRE drugs, as recommended by UPMC.
  • Improve the management of recurrent C. difficile infections.
  • Implement appropriate herpes zoster vaccination in adults.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Beardsley et al, NEJM 2016.
  2. Le et al, NEJM 2017.
  3. Shields RK, et al. AAC 2017.
  4. Bush K, Page MGP. J Pharmacokin Pharmacodyn 2017;44:113.

Ghady Haidar, MD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Associate Program Director, ID Fellowship
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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