Faculty Development

Special Session - Intestinal Nematodes

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

4:00 PM To 5:30 PM VIA Zoom

Event Description

Intestinal nematodes are some of the most important parasitic infections worldwide leading to considerable morbidity and in some cases mortality in individuals infected. In endemic regions, malnutrition, stunting of linear growth, mental function, verbal ability, physical weakness, and low educational achievement in school children are well reported. During this session, Dr. Libman will review the clinical presentation and complications of common intestinal nematodes. He will also review the approach to diagnosis and management of intestinal nematodes in your migrant population.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

•Understand the most commonly occurring Intestinal Nematodes.

•Discuss the diagnostic workup for Intestinal Nematodes.

•Discuss complications associated with Intestinal Nematodes.

Target Audience

All Faculty.

Faculty Development Track

Career Development

Speaker:

Michael Libman, M.D.

Director of the J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at McGill University, Canada.

Professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

In support of improving patient care, Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event will be Zoomed.

This is a past event, and is not open for registration.

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