Bacterial Skin Infections

Return to all Skin Problems and Disease sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Differentiate common skin infections as bacterial, viral or fungal.
2. Prepare to conduct cultures for skin infections when indicated.
3. Construct appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans for various infections, including cases involving multidrug-resistant organisms such as MRSA and VRE.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017

Edward J Mayeaux Jr, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017
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