Program

Program

Infectious Diseases Update 2018

International Medicine & Tropical Diseases

 Friday October 26, 2018

07:30–08:25: Registration, visit exhibits

08:25: Welcome and Introduction   
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

08:30 – 09:15 Emerging Infectious Diseases: How You Can Help Reduce the Burden
Dr. David Patrick

09:15- 09:55 Malaria; What’s New in Rapid Diagnosis and Prevention
Dr. Kevin Kain

09:55-10:25 Break, Visit Exhibits

10:25- 11:05 Sexual Health in the MSM Patient
Dr. Joss De Wet

11:05- 11:40 Dengue, Chikungunya & Zika: Answers to Common Questions
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

11:40- 12:15 Infectious Diseases Serological Testing: The Good, the Bad and What’s New
Dr. Mel Krajden

12:15- 13:30 Lunch Break, free time to dine at one of the many fine restaurants in the area.

Concurrent Sessions:
Session A: Out Patient Infectious Diseases

13:30- 14:15 Managing HIV as a General Practitioner
Dr. Joss De Wet

14:15- 15:00 Bone and Joint Infections in the Diabetic Patient
Dr. Eric Partlow

15:00- 15:20 Break

15:20- 16:00 Tips on Managing Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
Dr. Divia Virmani

16:00- 16:40 Hepatitis C and the Family Doctor
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

Session B: Travel Medicine

13:30- 14:15 How to Advise the Last Minute Traveler
Dr. Suni Boraston

14:15- 15:00 Travelers Diarrhea: Update on Self Treatment and Prevention
Dr. Darin P. Cherniwchan

15:00- 15:20 Break, Visit Exhibits

15:20- 16:00 Yellow Fever Vaccinations in the Immunocompromised & Elderly
Dr. Suni Boraston

16:00- 16:40 What are the Drug-Drug Interactions Between Travel Related Medications and Common Prescription Medications
Dr. Darin P. Cherniwchan

Saturday October 27, 2018

08:30- 09:15 Sexually Transmitted Infections, What’s New in Diagnosis and Treatment
Dr. Angel Chu

09:15- 10:00 Crazy Things Done by Travelers and How to Put Them Back Together
Dr. Kevin Kain

10:00- 10:30 Break, Visit Exhibits

10:30- 11:15 Occupational Infectious Diseases in Physicians and Nurses: What are the Risks & How to Reduce Them
Dr. Pamela Kibsey

11:15- 12:00 Vaccines Update; Answers to Common Questions
Dr. Angle Chu

12:00- 13:15 Lunch, free time to dine in one of the areas many fine restaurants

13:15- 14:00 Probiotics Use in the Prevention and Treatment of Diarrhea; is There Any Benefit?
Dr. Denis Petrunia

14:00- 14:50 Doctor am I Medically Fit to Travel? The ABC’s
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

14:50- 15:10 Break, Visit Exhibits

15:10-15:50 Skin Manifestations of Travel Related Infections
Dr. Tess Peters

15:50- 16:45 Global Medicine & Volunteerism: Lessons Learned by a Surgeon
Dr. David Naysmith

16:45-17:00 Question and Answer Period, Closing Remarks