Johns Hopkins Offers Online Continuing Medical Education Congress on Infectious Disease

IDCareLive, a live online congress on infectious disease presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been scheduled for Nov. 15-16, 2010. The online congress brings together leading infectious disease experts from top teaching hospitals across the country under the leadership of course director John G. Bartlett, MD, professor of medicine and epidemiology in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

IDCareLive offers complimentary Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits that feature streaming video and real-time Q&A from the convenience of a computer.

IDCareLive provides epidemiologists, hepatologists, HIV specialists, internal medicine and primary care physicians alike with an opportunity to stay current on the latest diagnostic procedures and treatments in subject areas such as choosing appropriate therapies for antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, improving infection control procedures in daily practice, increasing hepatitis B and C patient guideline compliance, incorporating new HIV therapies into patient care, staging influenza immunization and treatment plans, identifying and effectively treating fungal and parasitic infections, and utilizing new molecular tests in diagnosis.

More than a dozen respected infectious disease experts will be joining Bartlett to present at IDCareLive, including Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Donald Low, MD, professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Robert C. Moellering, Jr., MD, the Shields Warren-Mallinckrodt Professor of Medical Research at Harvard Medical School; and Mark S. Sulkowski, MD, associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

IDCareLive will be available for complimentary live viewing between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. Eastern Time Nov. 15-16, providing physicians with a convenient, cost-effective and time efficient way to earn CME credit that eliminates time away from practice and patients. In addition, IDCareLive will be available in enduring format for 12 months after the live meeting, enabling healthcare professionals to return and earn additional CME credit hours. To register now at no cost, visit www.IDCareLive.com.

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