Areas of Clinical Competence

 


  • Approach to the febrile patient
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Pleuropulmonary and bronchial infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Peritonitis and intraabdominal infections
  • Cardiovascular infections
  • Central nervous system infections
  • Skin & soft tissue infections
  • Infections from bites, burns, trauma
  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • Bone & joint infections
  • Infections of reproductive organs
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Infections of the eye
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Sepsis syndrome
  • Nosocomial infections
  • HIV & AIDS
  • Infections in the neutropenic host
  • Infections in bone marrow/stem cell transplants
  • Infections in solid organ transplants
  • Infections in geriatric patients
  • Infections in travelers
  • Infections in parenteral drug users
  • Antimicrobial action, pharmacokinetics, adverse reactions, indications, dosage
  • Hospital epidemiology
  • Fundamentals of immunology
  • Basic aspects of bacterial & viral pathogenesis
  • Immunization & prophylaxis
  • Immunologic therapeutics
  • Specimen collection
  • Culture techniques for bacteria, fungi, viruses, chlamydia, mycoplasma, mycobacteria
  • Molecular tools for diagnostics and epidemiologic investigations
  • Quality Assurance & Improvement
  • Ethical & medical/legal issues
  • Statistics & study design
  • Clinical approach to literature review