The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the annual incidence of Lyme disease exceeds 300,000. Prompt diagnosis and effective management of early Lyme disease can prevent future complications. This literature-based course reviews the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and clinical trial evidence regarding the diagnosis and treatment of early Lyme disease.
Originally recorded: 3/16/2017
Physicians in all specialties providing direct patient care
This course is designed to improve medical knowledge base resulting in an evidence-based approach to providing individualized treatment for patients with early Lyme disease.
Upon completion of this course, participates should be able to:
- Identify epidemiological risk factors for Lyme disease,
- Recognize various presentations of early Lyme disease,
- Evaluate the evidence from the U.S. erythema migrans trials, and
- Discuss treatment options and the clinical factors influencing management decisions.
- Read and listen to the accompany audio for each slide
- Complete and pass the post-test
- Complete the program evaluation
- Computer with speakers
- Access to the internet
Registration fees are nonrefundable.