Course Overview

Mechanisms in Fungal Infections

Under the leadership of the Editors-in-Chief, Dr Elias Anaissie and Dr Coleman Rotstein, Mechanisms in Fungal Infections provides medical professionals with highly interactive, case-based online Learning Modules, with content developed by an expert, multidisciplinary Editorial Committee of specialists and certified through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

All modules are further enhanced through state-of-the-art medical animations, with full audio narration, which elucidate key concepts in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of fungal infections.

The content on this Web site is primarily intended for oncologists, hematologists, and infectious disease specialists who treat transplant patients and other patient populations at risk for developing fungal infections. Other medical professionals who have an interest in the treatment and management of fungal infections may also find the educational content beneficial.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of all Learning Modules, learners will be better able to:

  1. Identify the basic mechanisms by which the immune system recognizes and kills fungal organisms
  2. Describe how antifungal agents function to inhibit the growth and survival of pathogenic fungi
  3. Discuss the specific biology of, and immune responses against, specific fungal types, including
    • Candida
    • Aspergillus
    • Murcormycosis spp.

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