Emerging Infections in Clinical Practice and Public Health

Date:

Friday, November 15, 2019

Location:

Radisson Blu Mall of America

Emerging Infections in Clinical Practice and Public Health: Emerging Pathogens and Innovative Approaches

Description

Emerging and re-emerging infections continue to challenge clinicians, infection control practitioners and public health officials alike. This continuing education conference, in its 25th year, provides a forum for authoritative presentations and discussions on the epidemiology, prevention, and control of diseases. View Agenda.

Audience

This conference is ideal for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, Infection preventionists, laboratorians, and public health professionals.

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
  • Discuss the most current knowledge about the diagnosis, causes and treatment of acute flaccid paralysis.
  • Discuss the core elements of antimicrobial stewardship and how to implement antibiotic stewardship in the ambulatory care setting.
  • Discuss how the influenza vaccine helps prevent adverse health outcomes.
  • Describe limitations with current influenza vaccines with regard to effectiveness.
  • Review the current available options are for prevention of C. difficile diarrhea. 
 
Provided By
University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education 
 

In Cooperation with

Mayo Clinic
Minnesota Department of Health 
 

Course Directors

Ruth Lynfield, MD
Minnesota Department of Health
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
 

Susan Kline, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine,
University of Minnesota;
Medical Director, Infection Control,
University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview

Disclosure of Commercial Support

An Acknowledgement of Support will be posted onsite for all activities that have received funding from educational grants.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA) 

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 7.0 ANCC contact hours.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

This activity is eligible for 7.0 ACPE contact hours. Information from the participant tracking sheet (which includes your NABP # and month and date of birth) will be uploaded to The Monitor within four weeks. Universal Activity Number (UAN) is JA0000810-0000-19-050-L04-P.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Registration

Early Rate: On or before October 18

Physician $225
Other Healthcare Professional $195
Retired Physicians $180

UMN/M Health, Mayo, MDH
Full-time Faculty $195
Other Healthcare Professionals $145
Adjunct Faculty $145
Resident/Fellow/Student $80

Regular Rate: After October 19

Physician $275
Other Healthcare Professional $245
Retired Physicians $225

UMN/M Health, Mayo, MDH
Full-time Faculty $245
Other Healthcare Professionals $195
Adjunct Faculty $195
Resident/Fellow/Student $100

Register Online with Credit Card

Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch, morning/afternoon breaks, handouts, and online access to presentations.

Requests
Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be requested in advance. These requests cannot always be honored on site.

How to Register

Cancellation

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Location

Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone: 952-881-5258

Parking

Self-parking in the South Ramp located directly underneath the hotel is available for a fee; these costs are not included with registration. Complimentary parking is available in the East and West Mall of America parking ramps.