Clinical Microbiology

Oakstone Clinical Update

This comprehensive CME review course covers the general diagnostic aspects involved in testing for microbial pathogens and recognizing the clinical aspects of infection with microbial agents. Ideal for MOC.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Stay Current in Clinical Microbiology

This comprehensive CME course provides a review of the major pathogens associated with human infections. It also includes the bonus lecture "New Technologies in Microbiology." Pathology residents, microbiology fellows, and practicing pathologists will benefit from up-to-date knowledge presented in an organ systems format and dedicated to the most clinically important bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic agents. Clinical Microbiology will help you:

  • Describe specimens submitted for the isolation of microbial pathogens
  • Become familiar with various human infection organisms
  • Discuss laboratory methods used for microbial identification
  • Describe diagnostic approaches used in clinical microbiology

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in the clinical practice of microbiology provides a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or via DVD, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM) Professor Emeritus of Pathology
College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Division Chair, Microbiology and Virology
Department of Pathology
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital
Cook County Health and
Hospitals System
Chicago, IL

Credits: Earn a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • Specimen Collection and Processing in Clinical Microbiology - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Urinary Tract Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Skin/Soft Tissue/Wound/Bone and Joint Infections - Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Eye Infections - Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Gastrointestinal Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Central Nervous System Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Bloodstream/Cardiovascular Infections - Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Anaerobic Infections - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing - Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Case Studies - Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)
  • Laboratory Diagnosis of Hepatitis A, B and C - William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)

BONUS LECTURE (non-credit)

  • New Technologies in Microbiology - Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)

Course Director

William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)

  • Professor Emeritus of Pathology, College of Medicine
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Division Chair, Microbiology and Virology
  • Department of Pathology
  • John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital/Cook County Health and Hospitals System
  • Chicago, IL

Speaker

Amanda Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM)

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology
  • Director, Clinical Microbiology
  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System
  • Chicago, IL

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14.75 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: October 30, 2016
Date Credits Expire: October 30, 2019

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the types of specimens submitted for the isolation of microbial pathogens
  • Identify the organisms associated with various human infections
  • Discuss the methods used in the laboratory for microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing
  • Describe the diagnostic approaches used in clinical microbiology to optimize patient care

Intended Audience

This program is ideal for pathology residents, microbiology fellows, and practicing pathologists.

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