Online Course: Bugs and Drugs

COURSE ID: 13404
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This online module is self-directed and self-paced, and is designed to increase Infectious Disease (ID) knowledge in general practitioners, increase competency in diagnosing and prescribing practices for ID issues, and will address common communication concerns that providers encounter when speaking with pediatric patient caregivers.

At the end of this module, the learner should be better able to:
  • Translate the appropriate treatment strategies into applicable clinical skills that will improve patient outcomes
  • Develop an appropriate patient management plan
  • Incor porate relevant new information into patient care-plan

  These series of activities are designed as a separate Microsoft Word document which contains specific information to the topic displayed above.

If you have technical difficulties at any time, please .

Release Date: 01/01/2011
Termination Date: 12/31/2011. 


  • Upon login, click on the link to view document.
  • Close the Word Document to proceed.  If you are using Internet Explorer, you may need to close an extra blank window after reading the document. 
  • Follow the prompts to complete post test.
  • Complete the Evaluation.
  • If you have finished with your courses and wish to get your transcripts, click on the link provided and enter requested information. After printing transcripts, you can close your browser and you will be finished with the online activity.  

Demetrio Macariola, MD
Assistant Professor
ETSU Department of Pediatrics,
Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

A Pre-test is taken at the start of the module. Learning for this activity involves reading the newsletter which includes case scenarios covering diagnosis, treatment, and communication issues followed by a post test based on the material presented.

To receive a maximum credit for this activity you must:

There is no pre-test for these activities.

  • View the presentations in this CME activity.
  • Complete and submit the post-test.
  • Complete the evaluation form in order to receive CME credit.
  • Enter information to obtain transcripts.

    The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is approximately 15 minutes.
Pediatricians, Pediatric NPs, PAs, and any other practitioners who treat or might encounter children.  
Quillen COM logo East Tennessee State University's James H. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ETSU logo The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.