PRESENTER: Dr. Davie Wong is an infectious disease consultant at Royal Columbian Hospital and Eagle Ridge Hospital in Fraser Health. He has an office practice in a multidisciplinary clinic in Burnaby called Centrio Medical Specialists. He also provides care for HIV patients at Positive Health Services clinic in Surrey. He is a member of the regional antimicrobial stewardship committee. Davie is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Disease at UBC. He obtained his medical degree and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Manitoba, before coming to UBC to complete his infectious disease fellowship.
DATE: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
TIME: 12:00 – 13:00 Pacific Time PST [UTC -7 convert to your local time]
CME CREDITS: MainPro+/MOC Section 1 credits: 1.0. You must register, attend the webinar and complete the evaluation in order to receive your certificate.
REGISTRATION LINK: https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8kbhpQESgaerwIm
By the end of this session, participants should be able to:
- Understand diagnostic features of SSTIs including cellulitis and erysipelas, know the common microbiological etiology, recognize common pitfalls in diagnosis, and differentiate between these conditions and common mimics
- Recognize when antibiotics are required or not required
- Select the appropriate type, route, and duration of antibiotic based on the best available evidence
- Consider the psychological component of antibiotic selection and how this may be influencing your choice