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Session Information

FRM F011 - Infectious Disease and Infestation Update

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.


Date: Friday, August 17

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 310

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD, FAAD


  • Christopher C. Gasbarre, DO, FAAD
  • Kieron S. Leslie, MBBS
  • Jose Dario Martinez, MD - Handout
  • Ronald P. Rapini, MD, FAAD
  • Theodore Rosen, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize recent trends and developments in infectious diseases and infestations.
  • Evaluate and treat affected patients more knowledgeably and effectively.

The session, essentially an infectious 'what's new,' will highlight the following topics: selected infestations, including bed bugs; selected travel-related afflictions from the Americas; selected fungal diseases; HPV infections; resurgent infectious diseases; and antimicrobials in the surgical arena. Presentations will emphasize trends and new developments, including diagnosis, therapy, and changing patterns of disease. Session will be clinically germane.


Friday, August 17
3:00 PMInsect Assaults / Dr. Rapini
3:20 PMTravelers' Buggy Maladies: the Americas / Dr. Martinez
3:40 PMGerms and Steel: Antibiotics in Derm Surgery / Dr. Gasbarre
4:00 PMHIV/Derm Update 2012 / Dr. Leslie
4:20 PMFantastic Fungal Facts / Dr. Rosen
4:40 PMResurgent Diseases / Dr. Tomecki