Adult Infectious Diseases in the Outpatient and Inpatient Settings (description)

"Adult Infectious Diseases in the Outpatient and Inpatient Settings"

Category:Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General/Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Medical, Medical Education, Nursing, Preventive Medicine
Address:1000 Blvd of the Arts Sarasota, Florida, United States of America 34236
Phone:866-267-4263 or 941-388-1766
Event dates:3/15/2004 - 3/19/2004 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Thomas Fekete, M.D., F.A.C.P., Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine
  • Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P., Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Chief, Infectious Diseases Clinical Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA and Margaret Trexler Hessen, M.D., F.A.C.P., Infectious Diseases Specialist in Private Practice, Haverford Medical Consultants, Haverford, PA
  • Tools of Infectious Diseases
  • Newer Infectious Diseases, to include SARS
  • Fevers of an Unknown Origin
  • Prevention of Infection in Travelers
  • Gastroenteritis and Diarrhea
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • What a Family Practitioner Should Know About HIV
  • Tuberculosis
  • Adult Immunizations
  • Soft Tissue and Bone Infections
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia
  • Meningitis/Encephalitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Chronic Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Bioterrorism
  • Macrolides and Quinolones
  • Antibiotic Allergy
  • Infective Endocarditis.
Organizer phone:866-267-4263 or 941-388-1766
Offering type:Interactive Seminar
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Physicians
Other target audiences:Physicians, LPNs, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants
Host Sponsor:American Medical Seminars, Inc. and Temple University School of Medicine
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:20 CME Credits - AMA, AAFP, ACOG, ACEP
Organizer URL


Continuing Medical Education - CME - This is one of 23 Category 1 AMA certified weekly activities of Live Primary Care Presentations in our 18th Annual Series. Details about certification such as: AMA, AAFP, ACEP, ACOG, AAP and International AMA credits are available on our website: . Popular morning sessions allow participants time for study, family activities, and recreation at the numerous attraction in the Sarasota area.


Day 1 - Tools of Infectious Diseases. Newer Infectious Diseases, to include SARS. Fevers of an Unknown Origin. Prevention of Infection in Travelers.
Day 2 - Gastroenteritis and Diarrhea. Urinary Tract Infections. Viral Hepatitis. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Day 3 - What a Family Practitioner Should Know About HIV. Tuberculosis. Adult Immunizations. Soft Tissue and Bone Infections.
Day 4 - Community Acquired Pneumonia. Meningitis/Encephalitis. Sinusitis. Chronic Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Day 5 - Bioterrorism. Macrolides and Quinolones. Antibiotic Allergy. Infective Endocarditis.

Registration Fee Details:

$575.00 - $725.00

Other items that tuition includes:

Daily continental breakfast; coffee/beverage breaks; bound syllabus materials, and an AMA certificate of completion from American Medical Seminars, Inc.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

All CME seminars are held at the beautiful Hyatt Sarasota, a landmark hotel in a casual resort setting on the Hyatt's NEW Full Service Private 32 slip marina on Sarasota Bay. AMS has arranged "exclusive & guaranteed" rates for our CME attendees. To make reservations, you may call the Hyatt directly at 800-233-1234. To view the hotel's amenities, see their website at 
Contact Person:Eva Easterwood or Cristina Colon
TitleCME Program Administrator
Organizer Address 11000 Blvd of the Arts
Organizer CitySarasota
Organizer State: (US)Florida
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code34236
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone866-267-4263 or 941-388-1766
Organizer Fax941-365-7073
Structural makeupEducational
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsAmerican Medical Seminars, Inc. and Temple University School of Medicine
Event Site/VenueHyatt on Sarasota Bay
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30-8:00 am daily.
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:Physicians
Number in attendance of:
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:To receive a refund (minus a $75.00 administrative fee), cancellations must be received in writing at least 7 days prior to the CME activity date. For cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the program, a $150.00 administrative fee will apply. Individuals who fail to attend the course (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page
Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?Yes
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?Yes
Details:CME For Every Time You Travel Video DVDs, Audio CDs & Audio Tapes Next time you travel, consider maximizing your time with one of our clinically oriented self-study courses for Primary Care Practitioners. These self-study courses can be taken to fit your specific needs whether traveling, driving to work, or for home study. These courses are designed for Primary Care Practitioners such as Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, and even specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine.
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Details:To receive regular registration rate, fees must be received or postmarked more than 30 days prior to program start date.
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Are there any particular aspects of your conference that you consider unique to your field?Popular morning sessions allow participants time for study, family activities, and recreation. Sarasota attractions include: world famous beaches, Ringling Museum, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, the Asolo Theater, Opera House, Selby Gardens and Mote Marine Aquarium/Laboratory. Since we are centrally located, we are only a few hours away from Disney World, Sea World and other major Florida attractions.
Additional notes:We also have TRAVEL COURSES available from 10-20 credits in Category 1 AMA in a range of topics to include: ID, PEDS, FP, EM, CARD, WOMEN’S HEALTH, RHEUM, GER, NEURO, PULM – go to for details.

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