Navigation Links
CMV Infection in Transplant Recipients: Clinical Cases and Expert Opinion
Date:12/15/2008

A Complimentary Continuing Education Virtual Lecture for Healthcare Professionals

VOORHEES, N.J., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a serious condition and an important cause of morbidity and mortality in recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) and solid organ transplant (SOT). Controversy exists regarding the best method for CMV prevention. It is important for healthcare professionals working with transplant recipients to be aware of the advantages and limitations of the current strategies available for managing CMV infection and disease in this population.

To address the need for current education on CMV infection in transplant recipients, Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC (RMEI) and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) are jointly sponsoring a complimentary continuing education virtual lecture for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other infectious disease specialists. This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViroPharma Incorporated.

Faculty for this virtual lecture include Michael J. Boeckh, MD, Associate Member of the Program of Infectious Diseases at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington; John R. Wingard, MD, Professor and Price Chair of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and Director of the Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program at the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center in Gainesville, Florida; Raymund R. Razonable, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota; and Ajit P. Limaye, MD, Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Co-Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and Director of the Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases Program at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Healthcare professionals can access CMV Infection in Transplant Recipients: Clinical Cases and Expert Opinion virtual lecture atwww.RMEI.com/CMV053.

"Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC is committed to providing healthcare professionals with opportunities for quality, innovative, and convenient continuing medical education," says President and CEO, Robert M. Colleluori.

RMEI is a medical education company that specializes in independent, accredited, and nonaccredited education. The goal of all accredited RMEI educational offerings is to promote a spirit of lifelong learning and continuous professional development. RMEI works closely with medical experts to design activities that improve diagnosis and treatment. These activities include national and international symposia, teleconferences, live meetings, enduring print materials, and interactive Internet programs.

For other educational opportunities, please visit http://www.rmei.com/currentprograms


'/>"/>
SOURCE Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. HPV vaccine does not appear to be effective for treating pre-existing HPV infection
2. Mayo Clinic researchers discover new diagnostic test for detecting infection in prosthetic joints
3. Computers help chemists fight emerging infections
4. Infection contributes to the high rates of oropharyngeal cancers
5. Jefferson immunology researchers halt lethal rabies infection in brain
6. SIV infection of natural hosts provides new insights into HIV disease complexity
7. Novel virus detection identifies new viruses in study of respiratory infections and asthma attacks
8. Natural aorta grafts have few side effects for infection-prone patients
9. Common misdiagnosis: most women believe they have a yeast infection when they dont
10. Patient Safety Authority Board of Directors Names Infection Advisory Panel
11. FDA Approves LEVAQUIN(R) Short-Course Therapy for Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections and Acute Pyelonephritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to announce ... program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort Keepers ... of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is one ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing ... contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by ... Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute ... Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest ... world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Maryland (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Angels is actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for ... over the past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors ... on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, ... to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their families. Venture ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) ... Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing ... With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company ... for sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT ... PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. ... biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and ... enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial ... of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the trial ... of 2016, and to report top line data ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Bracket , a leading clinical trial technology and ... platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at the 52 nd ... 2016 in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.  A demonstration ... of its kind to fully integrate with RTSM, will be ... is a flexible platform for electronic clinical outcomes assessments that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: