Update in Coccidioidomycosis - Online
The field of infectious diseases is constantly changing posing challenges for front-line healthcare providers in the clinic and hospital settings. Coccidioidomycosis is an infection caused by the fungus Coccidioides, endemic to the southwest and selected areas of western USA. This course will provide up to date, concise and evidence-based presentations to keep you on top of the coccidioidomycosis challenges you face daily in practice. The course will feature lectures, case presentations and interactive discussions to enhance providers' knowledge to recognize, diagnose, and treat typical manifestations of coccidioidomycosis they will commonly see in practice.
This course is designed for Primary Health Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the clinical manifestations of Coccidiomycosis
- Review limitations of diagnostic testing, including serology, culture, and imaging
- Provide comprehensive management for pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
- Identify scenarios where referral to Infectious Diseases is recommended
Janis Blair, M.D. - Course Director
Robert Orenstein, D.O. - Course Director
Neil M. Ampel, M.D.
David J. DiCaudo, M.D.
Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D. - Guest Faculty
Maricopa County Department of Public Health
Centers for Disease
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.00 Attendance
This course is offered through Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. To take this course you will be redirected to Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science's website. You must have an account with Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in order to complete this activity.
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