Infectious Diseases: Pointers on Prevention Philip J. Rosenthal, M.D. and Lisa G. Winston, M.D. Advise patients about vaccines (eg, hepatitis A, meningococcal, and typhoid fever vaccines) recommended for specific travel destinations. Counsel patients about prevention and treatment of traveler’s diarrhea. Treat malaria with new highly effective agents. Recognize limitations associated with vaccines for mumps and measles. Follow recommendations for use of meningococcal and pertussis vaccines in adults and adolescents. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Travel Medicine Karen A. Ravin, M.D. Recognize risk for infection in those traveling to particular parts of the world. Identify required and recommended immunizations for worldwide travel. Immunize pediatric patients appropriately on the basis of anticipated travel itineraries. Provide instructions to parents about avoiding contact with infectious pathogens while traveling to other countries. Determine causative pathogens of travel-associated illness on the basis of travel itinerary, physical findings, and laboratory findings. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Immunizations: Part 1 Guidelines and Recommendations Jonathan L. Temte, M.D., Ph.D. Assemble updated vaccination schedules for children, adolescents, and adults based on Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices guidelines. Discuss risks and efficacy of vaccines such as influenza vaccines and measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccines. Review indications and target populations for human papillomavirus vaccines. Counsel high-risk patients about meningococcal vaccines and hepatitis A vaccines. Implement interventions to improve immunization rates and access to vaccination services. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Wilderness and Travel Medicine: Pointers on Primary Rodney Erickson, Joseph M. Vinetz, M.D. and George C. Mejicano, M.D. Evaluate the challenges associated with injuries, such as farming injuries and frostbite, that occur in remote areas. Respond to emergencies that occur during local disasters. Counsel patients about prevention of traveler’s diarrhea and malaria. Assess symptoms such as fever in returning travelers. Discuss risk for venous thromboembolism during prolonged air travel. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Infectious Disease Pearls Katherine Hsu, M.D., M.P.H. and Michael E. Ryan, D.O. Administer routine and travel-specific vaccinations to children traveling to foreign countries. Prescribe prophylactic medications for pediatric travelers and give health advice for preventing travel-related illnesses. Apply vaccination recommendations for tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) and influenza. Inform parents about the dangers of exposing children to nontraditional pets. Identify, diagnose, and treat Clostridium difficile colitis. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
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