CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases
CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

by John Fisher, MD

Do you know the five top causes of acute meningitis?

CNS infections are very serious and you have to know the right management and treatment by heart to become a good doctor. These infections are also an important part for your USMLE Step 2 and shelf exams, so you must study them carefully.

To make sure you learn the important facts, Dr. John Fisher from Augusta University, Georgia, will be your tutor. He has been teaching medicine for 30 years, and among other teaching accolades was also bestowed the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award.

Dr. Fisher will address the following topics:

  • Acute Bacterial Meningitis
  • Neisseria Meningitidis
  • Negative Gram Stain Management
  • MCV-4 Meningococcal Vaccine
  • Encephalitis
  • Vector-borne Viruses
  • Brain Abscess

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Course Details

  • Videos 17
  • Duration 1:35 h
  • Quiz questions 87
  • Concept Pages 12


Your Educators of course CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. John F. Fisher is a Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University in the USA.
He obtained his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 1969. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Due to his achievements, he has earned the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award, the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Fisher teaches courses on Infectious Diseases.

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Clear ,short easy to comprehend
By dina k. on 15. February 2022 for CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

I really like it! It is easy to understand, clear and give a lot of practical info , which is extreamly important in preparation and in practical life as a physician

Dr. Fisher has the aura of a old glam Hollywood superstar
By Ghadeer K. on 18. October 2021 for CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases aren’t my favorite topic to study but with Dr. Fisher I can feel my own IQ increasing and my own brain expanding. It’s such a pleasure and an honor to be taught by him. Thank you, Lecturio, for this unbelievable opportunity.

Great lecture, great lecturer
By Bryan B. on 09. June 2021 for Neisseria Meningitidis (Meningococcus): Signs & Symptoms

Clinical anecdotes are a great supplement to an already helpful lecture

Thorough and clearly delivered
By Alexis A. on 24. September 2020 for CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

Excellent! Very clear. I also appreciate the case scenarios he provides.