Pneumonia and Infectious Diseases


CPD Points: 12

This pack comprises of presentations that enables General Practitioners to better understand Infectious Diseases, adult infections, imported diseases and associated vaccines. There are 6 lectures in this pack.


Course Description

The course contains lectures on the following topics:

  • Infection in the Immunocompromised Host – Sarah P Hammond MD
  • Adult Immunization – Lindsey R Baden MD
  • Pneumonia and Other Respiratory Tract Infections – Michael Klompas MD MPH
  • Infectious Disease Take-Home Messages and Clinical Pearls – James H Maguire MD
  • Infectious Disease Board Review – Todd B Ellerin MD
  • Mechanical Ventilation Basics to Advanced Concepts – Kathleen J Haley MD


Once complete you will:

  • Be able to define imported illnesses and review resources available in caring for a patient with a suspected imported illness.
  • Understand what the six routine adult immunizations are and what are special and ultra special vaccines
  • Diagnose MRSA infections and treatment options
  • Understand the basics techniques for mechanical ventilation of a patient