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Section: Board Review Category: Infectious Disease

MRSA & Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MRDO)

Warren Joseph, DPM

Warren Joseph, DPM discusses the treatment of MRSA and other multi drug resistant organisms. Dr Joseph offers specific advice concerning which antibiotics to use in potentially life-threatening infections and examines pharmaceutical and evidence based data regarding how treatment decisions should be made.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

Method of Participation

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand the rationale behind the use of antibiotics in MRSA
  2. Recognize the clinical presentations of MRSA
  3. List which medications are preferred when treating virulent organisms
  4. Acknowledge medical concerns with pharmaceutical based decisions when dosing with antibiotics
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • Author
  • Warren Joseph, DPM

    Adjunct Clinical Professor
    Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University
    Glendale, AZ Editor - Journal of the APMA

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    Warren Joseph has disclosed that he is a consultant/speaker's bureau for Ortho Dermatologics; an advisor to Paratek.