2022 Beyond COVID: What the Hospitalist Needs to Know about Infectious Diseases
Infectious disease is a constantly changing field and is an area that requires frequent updates and reviews. This course will provide practical knowledge for hospitalists in some of the most frequently encountered problems in hospitalized patients with infectious diseases including endocarditis, Clostridioides difficile, pneumonia, infectious disease emergencies, urinary tract infections and many others.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:
- Identify best practices in the diagnosis and treatment of common inpatient infections such as skin and soft tissue infections, community acquired pneumonia, respiratory viral infections, and infectious endocarditis
- Discuss how to promptly recognize and manage selected infectious disease emergencies
- List key strategies in the prevention and treatment of common healthcare-associated infections, including Clostridioides difficile diarrhea
- Employ principles of antibiotic stewardship to improve the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections
- Apply a selection of clinical ID “pearls” to hospitalist practice
The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose unless denoted at the link below. All relevant relationships were mitigated prior to the start of this activity.
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity Beyond COVID: What the Hospitalist Needs to Know about Infectious Diseases for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 6.50 Non-physician