The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Disease

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Full Course:  25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 12/01/21)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This educational activity was designed for practicing infectious disease specialists, internists with an interest in infectious disease, and fellows and trainees who are preparing to become board certified, maintaining their certification, or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of infectious disease.

Expand Your Skills

The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases is a comprehensive review of a wide range of topics in a rapidly evolving field. Through case-based lectures and in-depth discussions, this expertly designed course sheds light on the entire gamut of issues related to infectious diseases. It will help you to better:
  • Assimilate and demonstrate improved overall knowledge of infectious diseases
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies, their risks and benefits
  • Appraise the management of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, zoonoses, viral hepatitis, etc.
  • Incorporate new knowledge into daily practice to provide paramount care to the patients
  • Prepare for ABIM Infectious Diseases certification/recertification examinations


This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

Series 1 (OKID1)

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

Full Course:
Full Course Price:
Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Full

Course Topics

Overview of Clinical Microbiology - Bacteria and Mycobacteria

Clinical Microbiology - Fungi, Viruses and Parasites

Antibiotics - I

Antibiotics - II

Antifungal Therapy: Options and Indications

Therapy of Herpes and Influenza Virus Infections

Congenital Immunodeficiencies of Clinical Importance in Adults

Respiratory Tract Infections: Sore throats, Common Colds, and Coughs

Bronchitis and Pneumonia

Nosocomial Pneumonia

Hot Topics in Infection Control


Meningitis and Encephalitis

Bone and Joint Infections

Adult Immunizations

Travel Medicine


Tick-borne Diseases


Infectious Diarrhea


Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria, Nocardiosis, Rhodococcus, and Actinomycosis

Infectious Complications of Immunomodulators

Transplant Infectious Diseases - General Principles

Transplant Infectious Diseases Boards Questions

HIV: Testing and Initial Evaluation

HIV: Opportunistic Infections and Board Review Questions

Principles of Antiretroviral Therapy: When to Start and What to Start

HIV: Clinical Cases and HIV Resistance Testing

Viral Hepatitis

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Outpatient Infectious Disease - Board Review Questions

Skin Infection and Infection - Mimickers Part 1

Skin Infection and Infection - Mimickers Part 2

Cases: Non-Infectious Diseases that May Appear on the Boards Part I

Cases: Non-Infectious Diseases that May Appear on the Boards Part II

Course Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of infectious diseases
  • Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in infectious diseases
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Describe optimal therapeutic strategies and their risks and benefits
  • Apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the board exam and daily practice


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 25.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Original Release: December 1, 2018
Date Credits Expire: December 1, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 25.75 hours
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Additional Information


Expand Your Skills

Available online, The Brigham Board Review in Infectious Diseases provides a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 25.75 MOC points. Get access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.


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