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 81
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. Fisher is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In his 30 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia he has received 58 teaching awards. He has been recognized regionally by the American College of Physicians for his educational skills with the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award and nationally by the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award. In April of 2015 he received the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award at the national meetings of the American College of Physicians in Boston, MA. In light of his receiving this prestigious award, he was advanced from Fellow to Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). Dr. Fisher is also the author of 61 original publications in refereed journals and 44 book chapters.

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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.

Knowledge taught well
By lora g. on 15. July 2020 for CNS Infection—Infectious Diseases

Knowledgeable and thoughtful instruction. He teaches in an easy to follow manner. The material covered was well organized.

Great lecture
By De'Jon P. on 22. April 2020 for Neisseria Meningitidis (Meningococcus): Signs & Symptoms

His anecdotes are amazing here. Makes the subject much more memorable.

well done
By Khaled W. on 03. February 2020 for Bacterial Meningitis: Diagnosis & CSF Findings

it's a well prepared material and professional doctor thank you sir