Travel and Tropical Medicine Maintenance of Certification 2016

The IDSA Travel and Tropical Medicine MOC Module 2016 is a tool for self-evaluation of medical knowledge in Travel and Tropical medicine. The module consists of 33 multiple-choice questions; the majority contains case information and all include educational links and answer rationales. American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) diplomates who successfully complete this activity are eligible to receive 11 points toward the self-evaluation of medical knowledge requirement. Participants may also earn a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for infectious diseases physicians, ID academicians, and internal medicine physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Recognize appropriate diagnostic tests for tropical diseases
  • Identify preferred treatments for a wide range of tropical diseases
  • Recognize common causes of fever and diarrhea in returning travelers
  • Provide prevention counseling to patients

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 ABIM MOC II
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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Faculty and Disclosures

Blazes, David L MD, US Navy Physician. Nothing to disclose

Cianflone, Nancy Crum MD, Staff Physician, Mercy Hospital, San Diego; Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health. Medical Education Resources: honoraria; Research Grants: Department of Defense/VA.

Hale, Braden MD, MPH, Infectious Disease Clinic, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA; Research Grants: US Department of Defense.

Hynes, Noreen MD, Associate Professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Nothing to disclose.

Mitre, Edward, MD, Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University. Research grants: Gates Foundation and Henry M. Jackson Foundation.

Ohl, Christopher, MD, Professor of Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals: Advisory/Consultant Role, Aventis Pharmaceuticals: Advisory/Consultant Role

Sanders, John, MD, Commanding Officer, US Naval Research Center; nothing to disclose

Sood, Sunil, MD, Staff Physician, North Shore LIJ Health System; Research grant: NIH

Wallace, Mark, MD, Infectious Diseases Physician. Stocks/bonds: Abbvie, Abbott, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lily, Novartis, Sanofi

Matikonis, Kathleen, MA, IDSA Senior Education Officer; nothing to disclose

Accreditation Statement
IDSA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
IDSA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Physician participation information will be shared with ABIM through ACCME PARS.

Available Credit

  • 11.00 ABIM MOC II
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


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