Coccidioidomycosis

Rancho Mirage, CA US
September 3, 2015

Faculty

Bernard M. Kubak, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Learning Objectives

  • Appraise the basic clinical mycology of Coccidioidomycosis
  • Recognize the epidemiology of Coccidioidomycosis in California and Identify patients who are at risk for this disease
  • Manage the outpatient with “valley fever” and mild non-disseminated Coccidioidomycosis
  • Recognize the advanced forms of Coccidioidomycosis
  • Order the initial screening blood test, cultures, & radiological studies for forms of Coccidioidomycosis
  • Review and direct proper consultations for the management for Coccidioidomycosis
  • Identify the patients at increased risk for primary acquisition &/or reactivation of Coccidioidomycosis (eg., immunocompromised, concomitant medications that may facilitate disease)
  • Explain treatment options for “valley fever” & various forms of Coccidioidomycosis
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Social Work
  • 1.00 CA-BRN
Course opens: 
09/03/2015
Course expires: 
10/30/2015
Event starts: 
09/03/2015 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/03/2015 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Social Work
  • 1.00 CA-BRN

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/03/2015
Course expires: 
10/30/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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