Emerging Infections in Clinical Practice and Public Health: New Insights, New Approaches

Date:

Friday, November 16, 2018

Location:

Radisson Blu Mall of America

New insights are occurring in understanding the emergence, detection, prevention and control of infectious diseases. This continuing education conference, in its 24th  year, provides a forum for authoritative presentations and discussions on these insights, and applications for clinical practice and public health.

Description

Emerging and re-emerging infections continue to challenge clinicians, infection control practitioners and public health officials alike. This continuing education conference, in its 24th year, provides a forum for authoritative presentations and discussions on the epidemiology, prevention, and control of diseases.

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 respiratory virus transmission
  • Describe the obstacles in developing a universal influenza vaccine
  • Explain environmental issues associated with Legionella infections

Presented by

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine 
University of Minnesota Medical School
 
Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division
Minnesota Department of Health
 
Division of Infectious Diseases 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
 

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School

Co-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

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 online participant tracking sheet (which includes your NABP # and month and date of birth) will be uploaded to The Monitor within four weeks of the activity. Universal Activity Number (UAN) is JA0000810-0000-18-063-L01-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 19, 2018

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

U of M/M Health, Mayo, MDH:
Full-Time Faculty: $195
Adjunct Faculty: $145
Other Healthcare Professionals: $145
Resident/Fellow: $80
 

Regular Rate: On or after October 20, 2018

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

U of M/M Health:
Full-Time Faculty: $245
Adjunct Faculty: $195
Other Healthcare Professionals: $195
Resident/Fellow: $100

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and a light refreshment break.

Printed course materials cannot be guaranteed for onsite/walk-in registrants. Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you will receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.

Requests

Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation rooms, etc., should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on-site.

How to Register

Cancellation

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Location

Bloomington, MN 55425
952-881-5258
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