Education
How I Manage Common Infectious Diseases in Older Adults

Event Description

20 June 2024
Online
Extended Deadline

Navigate the complexities of managing infections in elderly patients with this specialised course. Addressing the unique challenges posed by this demographic, we explore the atypical presentations, heightened susceptibility to specific pathogens, distinct pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD), and potential for poorer outcomes. Delve into the clinical approach for managing common infections in the elderly, gaining insights and strategies to navigate this intricate landscape. Join us in enhancing your proficiency in the nuanced field of infectious disease management for the elderly, equipping you with the knowledge and tools necessary for optimal patient care.

Intended audience: 

Infectious disease specialists and clinical microbiologists, geriatricians, and internal medicine physicians. 

Objectives: 

Management of elderly patients with infections is challenging. The elderly may present atypically, have a higher risk for specific pathogens, different PK/PD, and poorer outcomes. In this course, we will discuss the management of several common infections in the elderly, providing a clinical approach to these infections. 

Course coordinator: 

Dafna Yahav, Ramat-Gan, Israel 

Organisers: 

ESGIE 

Accreditation: 

This course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 4 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). 

Certification: 

Course organisers will monitor attendance. Only participants attending live sessions will be able to receive the certification. 

Do not miss the opportunity to update your knowledge with an extensive network of experts in the field and register now!

Deadlines

Registration

Registration is open until 17.06.2024.

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Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

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Registration Fees

Ticket

Fee

ESCMID Members

EUR 75

Non-ESCMID Members

EUR 125