The 41st Richard B. Brown Infectious Diseases Symposium

Holyoke, MA US
June 3, 2022

Date & Location:

Friday, June 3rd 2022
Baystate Education Center, Holyoke MA

This Symposium has a live or virtual option.  Please be sure to check how you will be attending when you register.  

Goal:

This program aims to convey state-of-the-art Infectious Disease information to health care providers in the community that is of practical aid in the management of patients. As a result of this symposium, new knowledge should allow for better patient management in the areas covered.

Provided by:

Baystate Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division & Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course was designed for physicians, microbiologists, nurses, infection control practitioners, pharmacists, and practitioners in chronic care facilities.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss new recommendations from the ACIP regarding routine adult vaccinations, including new strategies and technologies on COVID immunization. 
  • Describe recent developments in HIV treatment and prevention. 
  • Discuss up-to-date information on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of COVID-19. 
  • Discuss how misinformation can affect the provision of health care to patients and affect the healthcare system. 
  • Discuss common STIs, including typical and atypical presentations and new treatments recommendations. 
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne infections.  
  • Review the recent Infectious Diseases literature and how to apply it in patient care 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.25 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
04/27/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
06/03/2022 - 7:30am EDT
Event ends: 
06/03/2022 - 3:30pm EDT
Cost:
$90.00
Rating: 
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Baystate Health Education Center
361 Whitney Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.25 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$90.00
Please login or register to take this course.

 

Please Note: In order for your registration to be considered complete:
  • Each participant must register themselves for the program.
  • Registration must be paid either by credit card or *Baystate Interdepartmental transfer

*If your Baystate department is covering your registration fee, you MUST

  • Notify your Education Coordinator/ Supervisor that you have enrolled in the course.
  • Once an interdepartmental funds transfer form has been received, your registration will be paid and you will have access to the course.

If you have not received confirmation of your paid registration, check to be sure all steps above have been completed.  

In order to receive CREDIT, the evaluation must be completed by:Sat, 12/31/2022 - 3:30pm

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.