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Infectious Disease Update 2020


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   3
State Associations:
FOMA - Florida
Faculty:
Cynthia Mayer, DO, FACOI
Duration:
47:59
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Infectious Disease Update:

Review the assessment and treatment of Clostridioides Difficile infection (CDI)

Understand the updated recommendations for the treatment of latent tuberculosis (LTB)

Obtain awareness of the outdated guidelines for the treatment on non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM)

Become aware of the updated screeening guidelines for Hepatitis C

Develop a level of comfort for assessing patients for and prescribing PreP

Assess the risk of Hepatitus B in persons starting biologics.

Dr. Mayer has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

 

 

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Faculty

Cynthia Mayer, DO, FACOI Related seminars and products: 1


Cynthia Mayer, DO, completed her DO degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Sun Coast Osteopathic Hospital and her Infectious Disease fellowship at the University of South Florida Morsani College Of Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Mayer has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. She has an academic appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of South Florida Morsani College Of Medicine.  Dr. Mayer joined Infectious Disease Associates of Tampa Bay in 1993. Dr. Mayer is active at Tampa General Hospital having served as both the vice chief and chief of the Department of Internal Medicine, and currently as a member of the Antimicrobial Stewardship program and the Infection Prevention Committee.  She was the Medical Director of the Primary Care Unit from 2003 - 2018. At Kindred Hospital Central Tampa, she is a longstanding member of the Medical Executive Committee, the Infection Prevention Committee, and P & T Committee. She is the Medical Director of Pinellas Care Clinic and Medical Director of the St. Joseph's Comprehensive Research Institute where she works diligently to advance knowledge through cutting edge research. Her areas of interest include: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis C/HIV coinfection, solid organ transplant and orthopedic infectious diseases, infections in chronically ill patients, and research.  

 


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